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    a paradise

    The Bahamas are a paradise.

    Is the article underlined correct here?

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    Re: a paradise

    Yes. (Not a teacher.)

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    Re: a paradise

    Quote Originally Posted by Clark View Post
    The Bahamas are a paradise.

    Is the article underlined correct here?
    As there are several islands in the Bahamas, yes it is correct, but you will also hear The Bahamas spoken of as singular using 'is'.

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    Re: a paradise

    Right, as usual. And you don't need the a. You can say, "The Bahamas are Paradise." But then you'd capitalize it.

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