Does"or"take a singular or plural verb?

Answer Whether the article "or" takes a singular or plural verb depends not on the word "or" itself but on the objects it distinguishes.Example One: "Or" with a singular verb, present tenseIn the followin... Read More »

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Does any require a plural or singular verb?

According to Victoria University, when any covers an uncertain number--"If any of your friends is/are interested . . ."--singular and plural verbs can both apply. The Associated Press, for example,... Read More »

What is a singular verb?

A sentence is properly structured when the parts of the sentence are in agreement. If a singular noun is used to describe one subject, a singular verb must correspond. For example, "he is" would de... Read More »

Is none singular or plural?

None can be singular or plural, depending on how it's used. The word is defined as "not one" or "not any." According to the Random House Dictionary, examples of singular and plural usages date back... Read More »

Is alumni singular or plural?

Alumni is the plural form of alumnus. An alumnus is a graduate from any given educational institution and is the Latin word for "pupil" or "foster son." A term such as "the alumni" denotes all the ... Read More »