I am so confused by these two sentences.
'Carrot is my favorite food'
"Carrots are my favorite food"
Are they both correct?
English is so confusing. Help me, please...
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Both forms are correct; in the first case you consider carrot as an uncountable noun and and as all such nouns are in the singular (they have no plural), the verb is in the singular; it is the word you use for instance when you say "mashed carrot" or "carrot juice"; in the second sentence the noun "carrot" is used as a countable noun and this is unmistakable here because there is an s at the end of "carrot"; countable nouns can be used in both the singular and the plural form; this is the form you use when you want to talk about one whole carrot or several of them.
This principle is true for other types things.