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Is singular or plural standard for state of none of something? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There are no comments / There is no comment Which of these is more standard? There are no balls in the room. There is no ball in the room. Or if both can be ...
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Plural or Singular? “There are no books.” [duplicate]

This is really just for fun. Why is this grammatically correct? "There are no books". "No books" means a zero quantity of books which is singular per definition of plural (2 or more). So isn't it ...
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Do I write “zero millimeter” or “zero millimeters”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Correct plural form of a zero quantified noun There are no comments / There is no comment. In the sentence "There is 0 mm of attached gingiva," is the proper word "is" or "...
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There is no ticket or there are no tickets? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There are no comments / There is no comment. Can someone please tell me which one is better and correct. There is no ticket. or There are no tickets. If both are right, then ...
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“I hope there is no error in my essay” vs “I hope there are no errors in my essay?” [duplicate]

Are both Okay? I guess the problem is I could have made more than one error, but I could have made only one error
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Singular plural clarification with none objects [duplicate]

Should I use "no entries are found" or "no entry is found" or "no entries is found"? Which is more correct and which is wrong in usage?
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Why is “zero” followed by a plural noun?

I could have: Two books One book Zero books Why is zero followed by a plural form? I don't expect English to always make sense, but everything has a reason, even if the reason is stupid. The ...
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Correct plural form of a noun preceded by “zero”

When using zero as a quantifier, is it correct to use the singular form on the object of the quantifier, or the plural form? It sounds confusing when I put it that way, but what I mean is: Which is ...
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“Without reason” or “Without reasons”?

Do we say "Without reason" or "Without reasons"? (e.g. She started laughing without (apparent) reason(s).). Is "reason" countable or not? Can we ever use a plural noun after "without"?
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Singular or plural verb after ‘no’? [duplicate]

Which one of the following sentences is correct? No errors or exceptions is found in the logs. No errors or exceptions are found in the logs.
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Use of the plural with list, and when item count is 0 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “user accounts” or “users account”? I keep asking myself which form is the most correct when listing items on a website: "Article list" or "Articles ...