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    "There has to be" or "There have to be" ?

    Hi Hello! I wanted to ask whether we should use "has" or "Have" in this sentence, and why?

    The sentence is: "There has to be more to it than that" or "There have to be more to it than that" ?

    And why?

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    Re: "There has to be" or "There have to be" ?

    I would use "has". In my opinion "more to it" is singular.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 09-Oct-2015 at 08:20. Reason: Fixing typo.

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    Re: "There has to be" or "There have to be" ?

    More is uncountable (unless there is a number qualifier), so the singular is used.

    Thus: "There has to be more to it than that" or "There have to be three more around here somewhere"

    'There has to be another.'

    'There have to be others.'

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