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phil

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Teams — is or are?

April 10, 2009

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D'oh, quoted the wrong word, should not be "it's" but "are", sorry :-)

phil April 12, 2009, 9:14am

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Thanks! So if the team's name is plural, then "it's" are but otherwise it's "is". So for national teams like Brazil or Spain then it's "are" but Juventus and Real Madrid are "is"?

phil April 12, 2009, 9:13am

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I once heard someone say "It's not that I'm unintelligent, but..." and it stuck in my mind, I like it. I think it's a way of saying I'm not stupid but I don't want to sound pretentious by saying I'm smart, and also I don't want the pressure of saying I'm smart but at the same time make sure you know I'm not stupid.

phil April 10, 2009, 11:19pm

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