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    is or are; s or no s

    Dear Teachers,

    Is the following sentence okay?

    "The following is my achievements.
    -the champion of singing contest
    -came first in debating contest
    ......"

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    Re: is or are; s or no s

    Quote Originally Posted by hwhwhwhw View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    Is the following sentence okay?

    "The following is my achievements.
    -the champion of singing contest
    -came first in debating contest
    ......"

    The following are my achievements:

    --Awarded the champion of singing contest.

    --Stood first in a debating contest.
    Last edited by shalstudent; 16-Jan-2008 at 12:42.

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    Re: is or are; s or no s

    Quote Originally Posted by hwhwhwhw View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    Is the following sentence okay?

    "The following are my achievements:
    -champion in a singing contest
    -came first in a debating contest
    ......"

    OR "Received first prize in a debating contest".

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