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    everyone is singular

    Everyone is singular, correct?

    but is the sentence 'everyone else are doing fine too' correct?

    everyone else is doing fine too.. is fine?

    thank you

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    Unhappy Re: everyone is singular

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Everyone is singular, correct?

    but is the sentence 'everyone else are doing fine too' correct?

    everyone else is doing fine too.. is fine?

    thank you

    kiran
    It will never be correct, everyone (else) + plural verb.

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    Re: everyone is singular

    Everyone else is doing fine too.

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    Re: everyone is singular

    thanks Teachers:)

    Can we have any scenario where a plural verb is used for the subject 'everyone'?

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    Re: everyone is singular

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    thanks Teachers:)

    Can we have any scenario where a plural verb is used for the subject 'everyone'?
    I can think of one example where this seems to be the case: the imperative.
    A teacher says to her pupils:
    Everyone put their books down and follow me.
    But this means: Everyone must put their books down ...

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