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    is / are

    What colour is / are its eyes?

    Which verb should I use?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: is / are

    Your eyes are what colour?
    What colour are your eyes?

    All the best.

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    Re: is / are

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Your eyes are what colour?
    What colour are your eyes?

    All the best.
    But I thought the emphasis was on colour.

    What colour is its eyes? The colour of its eyes is green.

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    #4

    Re: is / are

    What is the colour of its eyes? but What colour are its eyes?

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    Re: is / are

    It's a WH-question, so the subject won't be first in line. It will come after the verb, as in ,

    [b][a] Max likes what colours?
    [b] What colours does Max like?

    [a] Max likes what colour?
    [b] What colour does Max like?

    Now,

    [b] What colour are your eyes?
    [a] Your eyes are what colour?

    [b] What colours are your eyes? <Note, some eyes are more than one colour>
    [a] Your eyes are what colours?

    All the best.

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    #6

    Re: is / are

    Thanks, Casiopea.

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