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What auxiliary verb should be used with a country name? [duplicate]

Could anyone tell which statement is correct : 1. India is playing 2. India are playing
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What is the correct Verb form? [closed]

A group of women seek an appointment. or A group of women seeks an appointment. Which is correct?
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Is a collective subject 'it' or 'they'? Or are we allowed to use whichever sounds best? [duplicate]

I have long admired the grammatical teaser posed by the lyric: "Oliver's army is here to stay, Oliver's army are on their way" (Elvis Costello). Which is the correct form for a collective actor: "The ...
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Is “The crowd are loving this.”, from a UK newspaper, acceptable? [duplicate]

Is "The crowd are loving this." acceptable grammar? I think it should be "The crowd is loving this." Does it matter if it's a UK newspaper?
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The Calvary Singular or Plural [duplicate]

Would you say "The Calvary wasn't coming" or "The Calvary weren't coming"?
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Name for a singular noun that is used like a plural? [duplicate]

Is there a word for a noun that is singular but can be used like it is plural? For example... Q: How is your team doing? A: They are doing great. Or Manchester United are at the top of ...
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“IS” or 'ARE' ? in this sentence [duplicate]

Please have a look at this sentence. "Troy University International Partners is not accredited by SACS Commission on Colleges and the accreditation of Troy University does not extend to or include ...
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Do vs Does which one is it? [duplicate]

Which is the correct heading? What StackOverflow does. or What StackOverflow do.
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Plural or singular when referencing a company [duplicate]

Which is correct when using as a title: Who is Microsoft? or Who are Microsoft?
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Team is or Team are [duplicate]

Is it correct to say, the team that will be attending with me is listed below: or should I say the team that will be attending with me are listed below
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Should “megafauna” take a plural verb or a singular one?

I know megafauna is not a very common word, while fauna is more so. Fauna is singular, defined as a group of animals. ex. "The African fauna is diverse". Megafauna is the word defining all animals ...
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include or includes [duplicate]

Here's the sentence: "CONAMES's Flight Performance Systems (FPS) product family includes solutions on aircraft that collect, process and convey valuable information used to increase the performance of ...
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should I say 'a group of friends who lives close by' or 'a group of friends who live close by' [duplicate]

I'm attempting to design a worksheet for TEFL students. Here's one of the questions: 4) Your friend Tina who lives close by comes to visit you today. You want to ask her what she was doing when it ...
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“Company is” or “Company are”? [duplicate]

I'm not sure if "is" or "are" would be correct. I've written what I'm trying to say in 2 different ways; one being option A and the other being option B. Option A: 'What is the name of the company? ...
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Is/Are confusion [duplicate]

Microsoft word says that "are" should be replaced with "is", but to me, it doesn't read well. In Battle Royale, a group of high school students are forced to choose a weapon before being sent to ...

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