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    #1

    There is/there are

    Hello!

    In my living-room there is a computer,a table,a carpet ...... .
    In my living room there are: a computer,a table, a carpet ..... .

    I think both variants are correct.

    What can you say?

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    #2

    Re: There is/there are

    Someone said both 'is' and 'are' are grammatically correct, see http://forum.wordreference.com/showt...0#post10977450

    Not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: There is/there are

    One could use either. If one sees the items as individual items, the singular could be used. If one sees them as a group, the plural could be used. I would use the singular.

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