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    A garden and a gazebo

    I wrote this sentence below but I think it should be changed into sentences #1 and #2.

    "There are a garden and and a bamboo grove on the territory."

    1. "There's a garden and a bamboo grove on the territory."

    2. " There is a garden and a bamboo grove on the territory."

    If I am not mistaken "There are" followed by a singular noun isn't wrong either. As in 3. "There are a garden and a gazebo on the territory."

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    Re: A garden and a gazebo

    Native speakers would generally use "There's". Don't use "There is".

    What do you mean by "territory" there? Do you mean on a specific piece of land?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: A garden and a gazebo

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Native speakers would generally use "There's". Don't use "There is".

    What do you mean by "territory" there? Do you mean on a specific piece of land?
    Yes, that's what I mean. Is the sentence #3 also correct?

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    Re: A garden and a gazebo

    Quote Originally Posted by Rachel Adams View Post
    Yes, that's what I mean. Is the sentence #3 also correct?
    "There are" isn't wrong, given that there are two things on the land. However, the majority of native speakers would use "There's".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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