The jury (takes / take) their seats in the courtroom.
I understand that 'the jury' refers to a singular group but does this apply when it is referred to as a plural in 'their'? Thanks.
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It can not be 'Their jury' but the jury can have 'Their judgement'
The jury, which although is a physical group, is grouped up to being a singular noun, we know it to be more than one, but they are a collective, a single entinty that has to decide as a team an outcome at a court hearing.
Similar to how you have a multitude of sheep, but we don't say 'sheeps' they are a herd, a single group.