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    Are there the same flowers in the garden? can we use a plural noun "flowers" here?

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    Re: the same

    "flowers", which is the subject of this question, must be in the plural form if it is to agree with its verb "are".

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    Re: the same

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Are there the same flowers in the garden? can we use a plural noun "flowers" here?
    Avoiding a plural noun would involve some linguistic gymnastics:

    'Is there an example of the same sort of flower as one of these here?' This would sound pretty odd in most contexts.

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