everybody, anybody, anyone, someone, somebody, anything, everyt

Ju

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I've just googled the following information.

( Everyone is' is the correct version. Although 'everyone' sounds like a lot of people, it is actually a singular pronoun, and therefore requires a singular verb. Same goes for the indefinite pronouns everybody, anybody, anyone, someone, somebody, anything, everything, no one, nothing.)

Is it correct?

Thanks.
 

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The statement in parentheses ("brackets" in BrE) is correct. The parentheses aren't.
 

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The following statement is correct.
'Everyone is' is the correct version. Although 'everyone' sounds like a lot of people, it is actually a singular pronoun, and therefore requires a singular verb. Same goes for the indefinite pronouns everybody, anybody, anyone, someone, somebody, anything, everything, no one, nothing.
 

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'Everyone is' is the correct version. Although 'everyone' sounds like a lot of people, it is actually a singular pronoun and, therefore, requires a singular verb. The same goes for the indefinite pronouns 'everybody', 'anybody', 'anyone', 'someone', 'somebody', 'anything', 'everything', 'no one', and 'nothing'.

Is it correct?

Thanks.
See above.
 
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