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    Usage of "Plural".

    It is a simple question what should we use with following plural words "is" or "are"? or we can use both.

    Politics .....
    News .....

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    Re: Usage of "Plural".

    We use "is".
    "Politics is a nasty business".
    "The latest news is on the web".

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    Re: Usage of "Plural".

    Quote Originally Posted by shahjehansoomro View Post
    What should we use with the following plural words: "is" or "are"? Or can we use both?

    Politics .....
    News .....
    Please note my amendments to your post.

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    Re: Usage of "Plural".

    Even though both words are in plural form, their uses can be different. "News" is usually used as with a singular verb. "Politics" is also often singular, but there are cases in which it is plural.

    See here.

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