Is the word word singular or plural

Is the word “word” singular or plural? In Zen the first koan is a story where a student asks the teacher, “Do dogs have Buddha-nature?” Now, all good Buddhists know the dogma – “all beings are primarily Buddha-nature.” So why even ask the question? – right? Guess how the teacher answered! He said: “No!” Now […]

Is the word stuff singular or plural

Is the word “stuff” singular or plural? It's a singular non-countable noun. The word “stuff” as a noun is singular but means a collection of different items. Example: Is that your stuff on the floor? Please put your books on the desk and hang up your jacket. Use of the word “stuff” is informal. Note: […]

Is the word someone singular or plural

Is the word “someone” singular or plural? From what I understand, technically, the correct usage is this: “The more you know someone, the more you should love one.” One doesn’t have to look very far to find example sentences using “one”, of an indeterminate gender, as a subject. It’s in this sense that “someone” was […]

Is the word news singular or plural

Is the word “news” singular or plural? News is a mass noun, also called a non-count noun. That means it is neither singular nor plural, but you use singular-forms with it. That is, you can’t say “one news” or “two news.” You say “some news.” And you say “the news is” and not “the news […]

Is the word everyone singular or plural

Is the word “everyone” singular or plural? “Everyone” is singular, like “one”, even though it may apply to many people. You can say “Everyone hates freezing rain” – which we’re having this morning – using the third person singular form “hates”; you can’t use third person plural and say “everyone know freezing rain makes the […]

Is the word everybody singular or plural

Is the word everybody singular or plural? Singular: if you break it down, the word is "every body" (person), as in each and every single person. Same goes for "everything". Because it refers to single individuals referred to as such ("every"), it is not a collective noun like "people", which is a plural. "It seems […]

Is the term software plural

Is the term “software” plural? There are two ways you answer this question, but the answer is not plural for either one. The fist way has to do with the number of software as a noun.  Most people think that nouns are singular or plural, but that is a secondary classification, which does not apply […]

Is the police singular or plural

Is the police singular or plural? The words “ people and police “ are always plural. They do not have singular.”; People “ means a group of citizens of SAME nation. “Peoples” should not be used. If a group of citizens of different nations are there, (peoples) should be used. In the same way, “ […]

Is text messaging apps profitable

Is text messaging apps profitable? Yes,but only if they have an association with a marketers that will use native and other covert forms of advertising and reach out to their audience. Best example of this would be Whatsapp for businesses, we see brands like Goibibo, makemytrip etc send flight tickets and hotel ocnfirmations directy to […]

Is stuff singular or plural

Is ‘stuff’ singular or plural? First, you need to understand that all nouns fall into two categories: count and noncount (also called mass or uncountable).  Count nouns are further divided into singular and plural forms.  Plural count nouns can usually be identified by their morphology.  Plural nouns usually have a plural marker–either regular (months, bushes) […]

Is Spanish difficult to learn

Is Spanish difficult to learn? Hi! I recently interviewed a girl who studied Spanish in Mexico and asked her: How long did it take you to learn to speak it? “That's hard to say since I kept learning it off and on, but I think I felt solidified in conversation after my first 2 months […]

Is Spanish easy to learn

Is Spanish easy to learn? For me, Spanish was the first foreign language that I learnt to speak fluently. I had learnt basic levels in french, German and Japanese before. I wouldn't say that Spanish grammar is comparatively easier than the other three. It has its own difficulties, especially the subjunctive part, and to get […]

Is Spanish a sexist language

Is Spanish a sexist language? No, of course not. No language is sexist. No language is out there to get you. Spanish’s nouns have nothing to do with gender. The dress is masculine but the tie is feminine, even though one would think it’s the other way around. Thus even if a majority of the […]

Is Spanish a fun language to speak

Is Spanish a fun language to speak? It is the best! You get to use words that don’t even exist in English! One of my favorites is “Tocayo.” (Toe-KAI-yo) Tocayo means “person with the same name as you.” How cool is that! Whenever you meet someone that has the same name, in English all you […]

Is some singular or plural

Is ‘some’ singular or plural? Some is indefinite pronoun — It depends on what they're referring to. Some is generally singular in ‘someone has told it to me’ or something is given to me, but it is plural when ‘some boys planned for a tour’ (if not taken as a group) . Similar words are […]

Is shoes singular or plural

Is “shoes” singular or plural? Finally, a simple question. The noun shoes is plural. The singular of shoes is shoe. Examples: Mom, Ty has lost his left shoe again! Do you think I should wear these grey casuals or my black dress shoes tonight?

Is setting up a book publishing company a profitable idea

Is setting up a book publishing company a profitable idea? No, it would be very difficult to become profitable. The traditional publishing industry has been seriously impacted by self-publishing companies that offer much more efficient and cost-effective capabilities and traditional publishers are struggling to survive. In order to be competitive in that environment, you would […]

Is selling ebooks profitable

Is selling e-books profitable? Hi there, I hope you are an individual seller and want to empty your bookshelf from used books and also earn money more than provided by any books scrap dealer. This can only be possible if you sell your books to a person who actually needs them. If a person needs […]

Is religion the problem

Is religion the problem? No, it goes a bit deeper than that. See these extremists, causing property damage because they believe violence is the best way to fight for something to believe in. Remember these extremists, they took thousands of lives fighting for something they believe in through violence. They may be worlds apart in […]

Is publishing a book profitable How

Is publishing a book profitable? How? If done correctly it can be very profitable. Most publishers give wrong information where that is concerned. A book is a mid-long-term project and can take time. However, if you make sure your niche is profitable before you write a single word, find what people want, then give them […]

Is publishing a book expensive

Is publishing a book expensive? In the bad old days there were only two ways to publish. One involved convincing a publishing company to publish your book. If you’re one of the less than .001% of authors who can accomplish this these days, congratulations! Buy a lottery ticket. Lady luck favors you. This approach won’t […]

Is President Obama a socialist Why or why not This claim is made about his ideals and goals In what way is there any merit to this label Feel free to list any close hits that are not quite socialism but strongly lean in that direction

Is President Obama a socialist? Why or why not? This claim is made about his ideals and goals. In what way is there any merit to this label? Feel free to list any “close hits” that are not quite socialism, but strongly lean in that direction. Devil’s advocate here: he did indeed back some ideas […]

Is popcorns the correct plural form of popcorn

Is “popcorns” the correct plural form of popcorn? Popcorn is an uncountable noun (it’s already plural, but treated as though it were a singular noun). Native English speakers don’t use “popcorns”, unless they are talking about different brands/types of popcorn. Examples: Although the above are possible, even so, most native speakers would probably use “brands/types […]

Is pizza a singular or plural word

Is “pizza” a singular or plural word? Is “pizza” a singular or plural word? It is both a countable and uncountable noun, and it can be both singular and plural. You can order a pizza and pizzas, and you can eat pizza. Uncountable Nouns Unlike countable nouns, uncountable nouns are substances, concepts, etc., that we […]

Is people a singular or a plural word

Is “people” a singular or a plural word? 'People' is as well a countable noun as an uncountable noun. An example of a purely uncountable noun is 'water', which generally needs to be preceeded by words that limit and define what the speaker means: 'a glass of water'. 'People' is plural when it refers to […]

Is Obamas speech going to end

Is Obama’s speech going to end? Unless he suffers a cerebral vascular accident, otherwise known as a CVA or commonly called a “stroke”, he is not likely to loose his speech – or as you worded it, “speech end”. There is a possibility that he could become a Munk priest and make a religious vow […]

Is none plural or singular

Is “none” plural or singular? It will depend of the context of its use. IF it is used as a pronoun, is only used in a singular form and it means “Not any”, “not one”, “Not a one”, “no part”, “not a part”, “not a bit”, “not any”, “no person” and similar associated ideas. IF […]

Is Mexico different from Spain

Is Mexico different from Spain? Yes, very. Except when it’s not. It can be summed up in the following quote: To Mexico and Spain, two countries divided by their similarities and brought together by their differences – Marco A. Almazán (Mexican Author of Spanish origin), dedicating his semi-biographical humor book New Spain Viceroyalty (today’s Mexico) […]

Is magazine publishing business profitable

Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at this article called Online Magazine Publishing Challenges vs PressPad Digital Solutions Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at this article called Online Magazine Publishing Challenges vs PressPad Digital Solutions Is magazine publishing business profitable? You really want to look at […]

Is love something you feel or something you do

Is love something you feel or something you do? My simple view – while seeking love is a complex mix of feelings, caring and acting. feelings are what attracts you to something, the intensity of the liking, wanting, must have, constant thinking, to be near, to hear, to touch, the bonding, to see, magic moments […]

Is love a feeling or an emotion

Is love a feeling or an emotion? I had the same question for a long time until i read something which changed the perception of love for me. Here it goes.. A lot of people asked me what my biggest fear is, or what scares me the most and i know they would accept answers […]

Is letter writing becoming a lost art

Is letter writing becoming a lost art? Some people still do. I do too. Just in a different manner. I used to write letters in late elementary years to junior high school with my grandfather. I believe it was around 2002 to 2006. There will always be something so wonderfully appreciate about those handwriting, paper […]

Is Korean a constructed language conlang

Is Korean a constructed language (conlang)? It is extremely unlikely. I would not say completely impossible because we don’t have a time machine and we cannot see how the Korean language began, but it is extremely unlikely that a stone age hobbyist decided one day to make something interesting that then evolved into Korean. Constructed […]

Is it right to punish a teen with humiliation

Is it right to punish a teen with humiliation? Whether you are right or wrong to do this, I guarantee you one thing: your children will NEVER forgive you. I speak from experience. Humiliation goes deeper than even physical punishment into one’s memory, and whereas memories of most punishments will dim with time, humiliation is […]

Is it possible to write a story using words that all start with the same letter

Is it possible to write a story using words that all start with the same letter? "An Author's Announcement Author Alastair Archibald announces an audacious anthology, Adventures and Assignations. *** As an archetypical appetiser, appraise Airline Anticlimax: Amiable and athletic Arturo Antonelli attracts Alitalia attendant Anna Amadeo's attention. Anna anticipates amatory activity at altitude! Alas, […]

Is it possible to change the world

Is it possible to change the world? The question is, in what respects are you talking about. Change is a double edge sword, change for the good or change for the bad. Many people now, would say we have already changed it for the bad, so I’m assuming that you are part of that group. […]

Is it possible humans are a virus

Is it possible humans are a virus? More like a parasite. We are a living, breathing parasite. If you look at the general characteristics of parasites, you will see that they spread and reproduce very fast. They take over areas and destroy all life. They feed on the local environment/host to the point that they […]

Is it okay that my mom reads my diary

Is it okay that my mom reads my diary? In my opinion, if you don’t want her to read it, it’s absolutely not okay. Usually one of the main reason people keep diaries is to put their thoights in order, vent, and so on. A lot of people basically open themselves up completely and use […]

Is it okay for my 16year son and 15year daughter to share a bedroom A 2bedroom apartment is too expensive where we currently live Should we change cities so our teens can have their own bedroom

Is it okay for my 16year son and 15year daughter to share a bedroom? A 2-bedroom apartment is too expensive where we currently live. Should we change cities so our teens can have their own bedroom? Considering the space constraints that you’ve mentioned in here, the only way I see a resolution is mentioned below, […]

Is it illegal to speak Spanish in Montana Is speaking Spanish in Montana a sufficient justification for a border patrol agent to detain American citizens on American soil

Is it illegal to speak Spanish in Montana? Is speaking Spanish in Montana a sufficient justification for a border patrol agent to detain American citizens on American soil? No, it’s not illegal to speak Spanish in Montana, but evidently it’s justification to be questioned and detained by the Border Patrol to establish citizenship. According the […]

Is India really changing under PM Modi

Is India really changing under PM Modi? Few mistakes or decisions (not in favour of few people but in support mass majority) can not deny him (PM) what he has achieved. First Prime minister who has been criticized for working hard. Since last few days, have seen quite a few jokes on Narendra Modi's foreign […]

Is Hows you grammatically correct

Is “How’s you?” grammatically correct? Since ‘is’ is a form of the verb ‘be’, so to quote the great Chandler Bing: “Could it be more wrong?” 😀 I'm so glad somebody put up this query! Many thanks ! ‘How’s you?’ is another one of pop culture’s grammatical evils! As a grammar coach, it infuriates me […]

Is having a bullet journal effective

Is having a bullet journal effective? Oh goodness yes. Use it every day. Write down what you need to do. Track your dreams and your progress. The beauty of the bullet journal is that it is 100 percent yours and for you. You can get tons of ideas from others on how to use it, […]

Is have singular or plural

Is “have” singular or plural? English verbs usually have two present-tense forms, one for use with third-person singular subjects and one for all other subjects. In most cases (even strong verbs with weirdly irregular declensions in past forms) the former is formed by adding -s [with certain predictable orthographic adjustments] to the bare infinitive and […]

Is grammar important while you speak English

Is grammar important while you speak English? Accepting perfect grammar is important when you speak. If you are using incorrect word forms it could be very complicated for the person you are speaking to. But, you don't have to explain much about grammar to speak correctly. Is grammar important? People think that correct English grammar […]

Is gerund plural or singular

Is gerund plural or singular? Either way. Mostly plural, but some go together, Examples showing singular gerund Hunting tigers is dangerous. Brushing your teeth is important. Smoking causes lung cancer. Drinking and driving is unsafe." Examples showing plural gerund Skiing and snowboarding *are* fun. ( plural gerund ) Case 01. Gerund is used as the […]

Is furniture plural or singular

Is furniture plural or singular? According to Uncountable Nouns, the word “furniture” is uncountable. You can’t just have one furniture or two furnitures. Instead, we Americans (Brits too?) use the term “piece of furniture” to describe one table, desk, cabinet, etc. The plural would be “pieces of furniture.” Thus, furniture is neither singular nor plural, […]

Is everyone scared of something

Is everyone scared of something? I’d assume so, fear is the natural response of our bodies. It’s, if I’m not wrong, what kicks the “Fight or Flight” reflex into action, now whether that fear is reasonable or not is a different story. I mean, there is a phobia about a duck watching you. And even […]

Is English grammar necessary

Is English grammar necessary? Whenever I come across an essay or speech, I start on a scale of 10 beginning with 10 in order to evaluate and it reduces by one point each with every single grammatical error I find in the given essay or speech. The reason could be ascribed to the much-hated term: […]

Is Either singular or plural

Is Either singular or plural? Either is a determiner, a pronoun, a conjunction and an adverb. Such are its uses. When used as a pronoun it is used as a singular. Which set of pencils do you want want, the blue or red? I don't want either. Where shall we go, to the beach or […]

Is Donald Trump on Quora

Is Donald Trump on Quora? Sean, I asked you nicely for an apology for your referring to my “lawn” that you said Donald Trump would “water.” Instead, amazingly, you wrote back that you did not mean a real lawn like a house’s lawn. If you did not mean a real lawn like a houses’s lawn, […]

Is data singular or plural

Is “data” singular or plural? It is both, or one. Depending on how you look at it. Data usually refers to bits of information; a time, a color, a gigabyte, a song note, or a grocery list. But data also refers to data as a whole. The only constraints are the limits you put on […]

Is came singular or plural

Is “came” singular or plural? “Came” is the past tense of “to come,” which is a verb (an “action” word.) Actions in English do not (normally) have plurality. Plurality (normally) pertains to the person or persons performing an action. Who came? (“Him/her/it—or them?) Then, of course, is the question of multiple actions as in. “…his […]

Is cacti plural

Is “cacti” plural? That is what my field guide says it is. “CACTI of the Southwest” by W.Hubert Earle, Director Emeritus from the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona. Granted, it is originally from 1963. But the book was revised and went into second print in 1986. Here I read that “cactus” actually is derived […]

Is Binoculars singular or plural

Is ‘Binoculars’ singular or plural? Some nouns are used only in the singular, even though they end in -s. These include: the names of academic subjects such as classics, economics, mathematics/maths, physics; the physical activities gymnastics and aerobics; the diseases measles and mumps; and the word news: Maths was never my best subject at school. […]

Is being racist edgy

Is being racist edgy? You know, I have built a reputation out of answering the uncomfortable questions using the language of economics to explain human evolution, development, behavior, and thought. And providing uncomfortable but true information is always ‘edgy’. And working on ‘edgy’ subjects draws attention. Despite writing rather prolifically against racism (particularly racism against […]

Is Barack Obama an atheist

Is Barack Obama an atheist? No. Barack Obama is pretty evidently a Protestant Christian. Reading some of the answers here is so dispiriting I want to leave the human race and hide in a cave. They seem to be written by the sort of people who talk ad nauseum about skepticism, rationality and critical thought […]

Is bacteria singular or plural

Is bacteria singular or plural? A single creature is a bacterium. A cluster of them is bacteria. You do, however, hear English speakers say "bacterias," but they don't mean simply more than one bacterium. They mean it as a shorthand for something like "cultures of bacteria," or "several species of bacteria," ("She's infected by several […]

Is axis singular or plural

Is “axis” singular or plural? Dear M. Anonymous, Good question. “Axis” can look plural because of its “s” ending, but it is not. PLURAL: The word “axis” is singular. Its irregular plural is “axes” (not “axises”). This is one word ending in “s” whose plural form is not created by adding the expected “es”; instead, […]

Is a bullet journal useful

Is a bullet journal useful? Support and Defend series. Because of a tragedy in my life, and finding it difficult to think or write, yes, it went on hiatus for awhile. But I had not only the project in my Bullet Journal, but a clear outline of where I was in the project. In going […]

Is army singular or plural

Is army singular or plural? Army is singular: “armies” is the plural. singular army = singular . . . plural = armies In American English it is always singular. In British English they might sometimes use a plural verb to talk about what the people in the army are doing. Army is singular. Armies is […]

Is 05 singular or plural

Is 0.5 singular or plural? Is 0.5 singular or plural? [math]0.5[/math] is a symbolic representation of a number and is neither singular nor plural. All numbers, referred to as a number, are singular. Hence we say The number 0.5 is spoken in English as zero point five or a half. The value of the number […]