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    The team is celebrating their victory. (1)
    The team are celebrating their victory. (2)
    The team is celebrating its victory. (3)
    The team are celebrating its victory. (4)

    Would you please mark the correct sentences?

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    Re: agreement

    The team is celebrating their victory. (1)
    The team are celebrating their victory. (2)
    The team is celebrating its victory. (3)
    The team are celebrating its victory. (4)


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    Re: agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    The team is celebrating their victory. (1)
    The team are celebrating their victory. (2)
    The team is celebrating its victory. (3)
    The team are celebrating its victory. (4)

    Could you please explain a bit about the difference between 2) and 3)?
    Thanks.

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    Re: agreement

    You can see a 'team' as a collection of individuals and therefore plural, or you can see a 'team' as a unit and singular.

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