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    #1

    There are twelve of us in my family.

    Which one is correct? (Me: Only the first sounds correct to me!)

    1- There are twelve of us in my family.
    2- There is twelve of us in my family.
    3.
    We are twelve in my family.

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    #2

    Re: There are twelve of us in my family.

    Only the first is natural, though the third is possible. The second is wrong.

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    #3

    Re: There are twelve of us in my family.

    Is the third informal?

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