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    #1

    There was or There were

    There was John and Duncan at home

    I think it should be There were John and Duncan at home, shouldn't it ?

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    Re: There was or There were

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    There was John and Duncan at home

    I think it should be There were John and Duncan at home, shouldn't it ?
    You are right.
    But it is more common to say 'John and Duncan were at home.'

    Put a period at the end of your sentence.

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