There is/are almost no man/men....

subhajit123

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Is there any difference in meaning between the sentences?

1- There is almost no man in the meeting.

2- There are almost no men in the meeting.

And if there is no difference, which one would you prefer?
 

Rover_KE

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Neither is natural.

There is only one man at the meeting.

There are only two men at the meeting.

There are very few men at the meeting.
 
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