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    weaknesses

    I watch a MTV reality show
    and I heard the following.
    Is this correct?

    I ask each of you guys what is your greatest weaknesses
    My greatest weaknesses is helping everyone


    Should this be

    I ask each of you guys what are your greatest weaknesses
    My greatest weaknesses are helping everyone


    plural agreement right?

    in case if you want to double check it
    From G's To Gents | Ep. 10 | 100 G's For 1 Gent | MTV


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    Re: weaknesses

    One of them says:
    My greatest weaknesses is helping everyone

    That is, he names one weakness, which one would expect rather than some litany; so the singular verbs are fine - in both instances, it should be the singular 'weakness', not the plural.
    Last edited by David L.; 05-Oct-2008 at 10:37.

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