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    #1

    who among you

    Hello,

    - Who among you is/are coming?

    I searched some pages to see which one is OK to use - is or are - after 'who among you' and saw 'is' used. (I cannot find those sites now.)

    Could you tell me which one is OK?

    Thanks.

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    #3

    Re: who among you

    I found the following, but I am not a teacher.

    '[I]nterrogative who .and what as subjects normally take a singular verb even when the speaker has reason to believe that more than one person or entity is involved: Who is making all that noise?'── quoted from http://ell.stackexchange.com/questio...as-vs-who-have

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    #4

    Re: who among you

    I would use "is".

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    #5

    Re: who among you

    I think 'among you' is an adjectival prepositional phrase here, which can't be the subject of a verb, but I am not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: who among you

    I would too, but in this particular sentence, are doesn't sound as weird as it does when the question is just Who ____ coming?

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