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My schedule are all full on weekdays. Would you like to make it on weekends?

1. For the above sentence, I should use "all are" because weekdays are plural. Am I right?

2. Is "schedule" singular/countable?

3. Is "all are" reflecting "schedule" or " weekends"?

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The subject of sentence 1 is schedule, which is singular. Therefore the verb should be is.

Schedule is countable. For example, you may have several schedules: work, school, and other activities.
 

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1. I hope May and her kids are all well.

2. I hope all is well with you.

For sentence 1, since May and her kids are plural, so it takes plural verb "are".

For sentence 2, since "you" is single, so I use singular verb "is".

Am I right?

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You're right with the sentences, but not the logic; all = everything, which is why the verb is singular in the second.
 

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'You' can also be plural, but you'd still say 'I hope all is well with you (all)'.
 

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'You' can also be plural, but you'd still say 'I hope all is well with you (all)'.

It means "all" will never go with plural verb because it means."everything".

Am I right?

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Student: Are my sentences correct?
Teacher: All are incorrect.
 

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When 'all' means 'everything', it is singular.
When 'all' means 'everybody', it is plural.

I thought "everybody" is single?
 

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It is.

'Everybody is welcome.'

'All are welcome.'
 

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The OP has confused 'single' with 'singular'.
 

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I thought "everybody" is singular [strike]le[/strike]?
It is. The word "all" is plural when it means "everybody".
 
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