“the word” vs “the words”

A dictionary entry for plume says this: As he spoke, the word was accompanied by a white plume of breath. I think people normally speaks many words, so does the sentence above mean only one word was spoken? Or does it mean the Word (of God)? Answer We don’t have any specific record of what … Read more

Plural weekday when listing dates

Are any of the following correct? 1) Mondays, January 4, 11, 18, & 25 (plural weekday) 2) Monday, January 4, 11, 18 & 25 (singular weekday) 3) Mondays, January 4, 11, 18 & 25 (plural weekday, no comma before the ampersand) 4) Monday, January 4, 11, 18, & 25 (singular weekday, with a comma before … Read more

Price Or prices per unit?

Let’s say, there’re many units, which have different prices. I don’t know what the price per unit is. I don’t know what the prices per unit is. Which is correct? & What are the difference between them? Answer The more idiomatic expression is “price per unit”. If there are multiple items all with different prices, … Read more

Singular or plural form of a noun

The A and B group(s) were comprised of 100 and 150 individuals. In this sentence, which of singular or plural form should I choose? Or does it make sense if both are used? Thank you for your answer in advance. 🙂 Answer It seems “A and B” is equal to “two”, then the plural noun … Read more

Should it be “the response” or “responses” in this sentence?

Should it be “the response” or “responses” in this sentence? After reviewing the main features, benefits, and risks of fintech, this paper examined the domestic trend of fintech and the response by financial institutions, then inspected the financial stability with regard to fintech in South Korea. Currently, flagship financial services provided by domestic fintech companies … Read more

“Begin with F”, “begin with an F” or “begin with F’s” [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed last month. Improve this question I have a question about singular and plural forms. When you are solving a crossword puzzle with someone and trying to … Read more

“where are/is your ‘ears’?” [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for English Language Learners Stack Exchange. Closed 12 hours ago. Improve this question Which one of these two sentences is accurate? where are your “ears”? where is your “ears”? Which one is grammatically … Read more