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Which sentence is correct ? 1. There are some water on the floor. 2. There is some water on the floor. I suppose No.2 is correct, thank you.
Aug 23, 2018 3:48 PM
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yes, you're right. Use singular verbs for uncountable nouns. In America, also use singular verbs for *collective* nouns. In British English, I've seen both singular and plural verbs used for collective nouns. US: my family *is* smart. UK: my family *is* smart OR my family *are* smart
August 23, 2018
yes you are right, there is some water
August 23, 2018
Yes, the second phrase is correct, "is" referred to the water witch is singular.
August 23, 2018
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