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    #1

    There is/are plenty of fish in the sea.

    There is/are plenty of fish in the sea.


    Would you pick is or are in the above sample and why?
    Moreover, what idea does it convey to you? Thanks.


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    Re: There is/are plenty of fish in the sea.

    Are

    It means that you may have lost this thing/person but there are many more out there waiting for you to find them.

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    Re: There is/are plenty of fish in the sea.

    Thanks, Anglika.
    Got it.

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