English grammar questions, answered by Alan
- Top Contributor
- Posts: 554
- Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 3:58 pm
- Status: Learner of English
The couple is/are strolling.
The couple is/are happily married.
Should it be "is" or "are" in both sentences?
- Posts: 14342
- Joined: Mon Dec 29, 2003 7:56 pm
- Status: Teacher of English
- Location: Japan
Both acceptable, but AmE prefers the singular.