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    It?

    Is "it" only used for singular thing? Can't I use this if I'm referring to a plural thing? Should I use "these" or "those" for plural instead?

    Thanks.

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    Re: It?

    Quote Originally Posted by hlbert03 View Post
    Is "it" only used for singular thing? Can't I use this if I'm referring to a plural thing? Should I use "these" or "those" for plural instead?

    Thanks.
    "It" is used only in singular. In plural it is changed into "they".


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    Re: It?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Smith View Post
    "It" is used only in singular. In plural it is changed into "they".
    definitely not -- it is a grammatical subject that may refer to a nominal subject in plural.

    It is the many days we spent together whose memories I will always cherish

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    Re: It?

    Quote Originally Posted by svartnik View Post
    definitely not -- it is a grammatical subject that may refer to a nominal subject in plural.

    It is the many days we spent together whose memories I will always cherish
    Yes, I know ! But normally "they" is considered to be the plural of "it"

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