Hello everyone! Could you help me with this sentence?) "A lettuce and a carrot (is/are) all I need to make the salad" I always get confused when it comes to "all" 🙈
Nov 17, 2021 11:18 AM
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All can be tricky. If you turn the sentence around to “All I need to make the salad IS a head of lettuce and a carrot.” Because all = the only thing, even though the predicate is two things. But for sure as others noted your sentence has a plural subject and needs ARE.
November 17, 2021
Hello! It would be "are" because you are mentioning two things and therefore you need a verb that goes with the plural form. Also, I woould write the sentence differently: Lettuce and carrot are all I need to make salad. I hope to have helped you!
November 17, 2021
are all i need. so all here means = everything. as in, i need nothing more.
November 17, 2021
Some lettuce and a few carrots are all I need to make a good salad. Lettuce is an uncountable noun, therefore “some” is the quantifier used. Carrots is a countable noun, so a number of carrots or even “a carrot.” I hope this helps 🥳
November 17, 2021
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