My favorite food is apples.
Or my favorite food are apples.

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    – mplungjan
    Commented Apr 30, 2018 at 16:51
  • Ooh, you changed it. Now it's about verb agreement. So you're no longer interested whether the noun (apple) should be singular or plural? Please clarify. And please fix the spelling of "favorite"(US spelling)
    – Mari-Lou A
    Commented Apr 30, 2018 at 16:57
  • Of course it's okay! Everyone has a favorite food :) (Disclaimer, because this is the Internet: this is a joke.) Commented Apr 30, 2018 at 17:23
  • My favorite is plural noun is it ok?
    – SAM
    Commented May 1, 2018 at 2:08
  • This question is asking how 'my favorite X' should handle an uncountable category (subject) but a countable answer (object). 'I like apple(s)' is a rephrase of this question; it's the correct answer as far as getting around the question; but isn't a duplicate of it.
    – lly
    Commented Jun 15, 2018 at 20:02

1 Answer 1


Food is singular; foods is plural. So, "My favorite food is apple, and my favorite foods are apples and oranges."

  • Or even "My favorite food is apples and oranges", if it's taken to mean a literal dish of apple and orange slices, for example. Commented Apr 30, 2018 at 17:25

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