[Grammar] Collocation

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Hi, everybody. Check these sentences. Which one is correct?

Fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Bob's are really A HIT or
Fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Bob's are really HITS?
 

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Hi, everybody. Check these sentences. Which one is correct?

Fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Bob's are really A HIT or
Fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Bob's are really HITS?

I would say, "Fast-food restaurants like McDonald's and Bob's are really popular".
 

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Note, if you have to use these words, It's "They are a real hit!" NOT "They are really a hit!"
 

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A better title would have been 'A hit' or 'hits'.

Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'


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