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Which one is correct? The audience is on their feet. The audience are on their feet.
Sep 16, 2019 11:34 AM
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The correct form is: The audience is on their feet.
September 16, 2019
the second
September 16, 2019
A very good question and a topic of much debate sometimes! "Audience" is a singular but it is also a collective of people, so by very strict grammatical definition, it should be "is" but I would argue that "are" is also correct/natural because of the nature of it being a group.
September 16, 2019
The audience are on their feet
September 16, 2019
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