the whole city love(s)

ademoglu

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Hi,

''The whole city love(s) you.''

I know that 'loves' is acceptable but when we think the people of that city, can we say, 'the whole city love you.'?

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Skrej

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No, use the singular 'loves'.

All the people are performing the same action, so treat it as singular.
 
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