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    plz chk these sentence and post the reply

    the bus was crowded when i boarded the bus

    the horse and the carriage is waiting outside the house

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    Re: plz chk these sentence and post the reply

    I would suggest- " The bus was crowded when I got on."
    "The horse and carriage are waiting ........."
    "The horse and carriage is waiting........"
    I think you could use either because "horse and carriage" can be regarded as one vehicle or as a horse and a carriage separately.
    Personally I would tend towards the singular - is.
    Notice we don't use the carriage in this context.

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