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Noun following “everyone's” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is “everyone” singular or plural? Would the noun following "everyone's" be plural? For example: Everyone's heart sank.
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“everyone”, “everybody”, “everything”, and “everywhere” - singular or plural. [duplicate]

Are "everyone", "everybody", "everything", and "everywhere" singular or plural. I have found people who are say they are singular but also people who say they are plural. I can anyone give me an ...
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Is it wish or wishes? [duplicate]

Which is correct? Everyone here at xyz wish you a happy holiday or everyone here at xyz wishes you a happy holiday?
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“Everybody else in our party {has/have} missions of their own.” [duplicate]

Here is my passage: Everybody else in our party [has/have] missions of their own. Now, Everybody else in our party has a mission of their own sounds pretty straightforward. But as soon as I make ...
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Everyone singular or plural in “except” questions [duplicate]

1)Everyone, except Jess and Susie, was present at the company meeting yesterday. 2)Everyone, except Jess and Susie, were present at the company meeting yesterday. Which is correct?
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Plurals: Is it live or lives and Is it work or works in this example? [duplicate]

Which is correct? The Maritime Quarter Residents' Association support and represent everyone that live and work in the Maritime Quarter. or The Maritime Quarter Residents' Association support ...
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Should “everyone's” be followed by a singular or plural noun? [duplicate]

Ex. What would be right: ... that caught everyone's eye. ... that caught everyone's eyes.
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Why “People” use “are” but “Everything” use “is”? [duplicate]

Why "People" use "are" but "Everything" use "is" ?
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Use of Everyone with Who [duplicate]

We thank everyone who have donated, helped set up, etc. Is "have" correct or "has"?
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“Some” — singular vs plural

After reading "Is everyone" singular or plural?", I would refrain from asking this question, but the husband of a colleague of mine (English professor, native speaker of British English) stated ...
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“Everyone's heads” or “everyone's head”

An example would be "It flew over everyone's heads", or "It flew over everyone's head". What would be correct in this case and why?
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Is it “everyone's life” or “everyone's lives”? [duplicate]

Which is correct: "everyone's life" or "everyone's lives"? I know that when the pronoun everyone is used as a subject, it takes singular verb agreement (as in the sentence "Everyone was there"). But ...
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“His head” or “their head”?

I was disappointed to see a favorite storybook from my childhood has been edited. (Harry, the Dirty Dog; ISBN-13: 978-0064430098) I distinctly remember the text written as follows: ...but ...
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Is “What courses is everyone taking?” grammatical?

A friend and I are having an argument over which of the following is correct: What courses is everyone taking? What courses are everyone taking? I say the first is grammatical, because in the ...
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Everyone has a dream with stars in their heart / hearts? [duplicate]

As in the title, I'm conflicted whether to use the former or the latter. Logically speaking, I'd rather choose "hearts" since we're talking about everyones', but some quotes found on the internet make ...