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    #1

    am or are

    Which one is correct:

    John and I are from England.
    or
    John and I am from England.


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    #2

    Re: am or are

    John and I are from england is Correct.. as its a plural.

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    #3

    Re: am or are

    Quote Originally Posted by happys82 View Post
    Which one is correct:

    John and I are from England.
    or
    John and I am from England.
    hello happys82!

    The correct one is 'are'....there are two subjects, so you need the plural form of the verb.

    finta

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    Re: am or are

    Quote Originally Posted by finta View Post
    hello happys82!

    The correct one is 'are'....there are two subjects, so you need the plural form of the verb.

    finta
    Should I use here also "are"?

    The pencils and paper are on the table? ( here paper is uncountable)


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    #5

    Re: am or are

    Quote Originally Posted by happys82 View Post
    Should I also use "are" here?

    The pencils and paper are on the table? ( here paper is uncountable)

    Yes, because there are two or more items - pencils and paper.

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    #6

    Re: am or are

    Thanks a lot:)

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