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AnonymousWhich one is correct?Both are in common use. Since 'believe' is a human function, I would probably choose the former.
|Anonymous But 'team' is plural, so it should be 'the team believes' |
|fivejedjon The word 'team' is singular, and so can take the singulat form of the verb. However, as a group/collective noun, it denotes a plural number of people and so can take the plural form of the verb.|
Hi I'm a little confused which is right: In the early years, person X was ...... In his early life, person X was.... At the early stages of his life, person X was... Are any of these ever used? What would be the correct way to say it? Thanks!
|GPY I suppose the most obvious is "When he was young, ..."|
"In the early years, ..." may refer to the early years of anything, not necessarily his life.
"In his early life, ..." is OK.
"At the early stages of his life, ..." is not wrong, but to me sounds ...
|GPY "Here you are" feels a bit more informal than "Here it is".|
Hello, Is this a grammatically correct subjunctive sentence? If I were you, I would buy this computer. If I were you and I would buy this computer are two separate clauses? Is the first (If I were you) a dependent clause and the second (I would buy ...
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