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    Look up the meanings of the following verbs

    Hi,

    Look up the meanings of the following verbs:

    Should it be "meaning" or "meanings"?

    I'm really confused about such sentences whether plural is used or singular.

    Another example:

    I'll try to win people's heart or hearts.

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    Re: Look up the meanings of the following verbs

    I would use "meaning" regardless of how many verbs are involved. That's despite the fact that many words have more than one meaning.
    I would use "hearts".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Look up the meanings of the following verbs

    In your first, I would accept both. In your second, I would go with "hearts".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 16-Mar-2015 at 19:26. Reason: Typo correction (changed "except" to "accept".)

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