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Is “Is humans' height ideal?” correct grammar?

http://biology.stackexchange.com/questions/19832/is-humans-height-ideal Can "humans' height" be singular prefaced with "is", or does it have to be "Are humans' heights ideal?" or perhaps "Is ...
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Subject Verb Agreement: do and does [closed]

I just wrote this sentence, wondering if it's correct. -> The services for these features does not currently exist. Thanks
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Compound subject verb agreement [duplicate]

Does this sentence call for the plural verb "were" here, or the singular "was"? Neither he nor the others were aware of it Neither he nor the others was aware of it
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Season 2 Episodes 1-10 is/are now available. Which is correct?

Which is correct? Season 2 Episodes 1-10 is/are now available.
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what should be placed in the blank and why? [duplicate]

He as well as his friends _____ going to play cricket in that playground.
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a network of engines that enables Vs that enable [closed]

ABC operates a network of multilingual job search engines that enables individuals to find suitable jobs across multiple countries. VS Recruit.net operates a network of multilingual job search ...
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Is “am” ever proper English without an “I” somewhere before or after it? [duplicate]

For a long time, I have been convinced that the use of the word am without the word I either before or after it is incorrect. For instance, saying Am going all by itself. However, I recently ran a ...
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“Are” Vs “Is” in the following sentences

I'm confused what verb would concord in the following couple of sentences: The number of students and the number of teachers are/is decreasing day by day in the school. Either a number of ...
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all we have are or is each other [duplicate]

I heard this phrase in the official call of duty ghosts reveal trailer: All we have is each other A quick Google search also reveals about a hundred thousand occurrences, but it sounds really ...
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How to reverse sentence so that their subjects and verbs agree? [closed]

How do you reverse the following sentence so that the subject agree with their verb............? The president as well as his assistant have declined every comment. The government’s reason ...
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Subject–verb agreement: “are” versus “is” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Singular or plural following a list My apples and orange are wrong What is correct? Her ripples, her current, her momentum is the fountainhead of science. Her ...
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Is “things such as this” singular or plural?

Which of the following is correct? Things such as this make me happy. Things such as this makes me happy. Is the subject "things" or "this"?
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“A lot of people, especially this one psychoanalyst […], keeps asking”

In the last chapter of The Catcher in The Rye: A lot of people, especially this one psychoanalyst guy they have here, keeps asking me if I'm going apply myself when I go back to school next ...
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“There always come/comes a point”

Which is correct? There always come a point... There always comes a point... Would there be better ways to write this?
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“Are” vs. “is” with compound subjects

How are the wife and kid? How is the wife and kid? Which is more correct?