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    #11

    Re: Capulet doesn't or don't

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    It can also be a single unit in BrE.
    My book says all the words are used with either a singular or a plural verb: 'group', 'class', 'company', 'crowd', 'crew'. English Grammar by a Georgian author.

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    #12

    Re: Capulet doesn't or don't

    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Bernstein View Post
    In English classes, we were always told it was always plural in British English.
    When it comes to English usage, never say 'never' and never say 'always'—somebody will be sure to come along with an exception.

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    #13

    Re: Capulet doesn't or don't

    Quote Originally Posted by Rachel Adams View Post
    My book says all these words are used with either a singular or a plural verb: 'group', 'class', 'company', 'crowd', 'crew'. English Grammar by a Georgian author.
    See above.
    I am not a teacher.

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