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THE CREW HAVE ABANDONED THE SHIP: Concord with collective

In British English singular collective nouns may be followed by a This paper tries to show that quite on the contrary


Are there any collective nouns among lexical plurals in English?

30 avr. 2021 But while this paradox between singular form and plural reference is what has captured the attention of grammarians a strictly morphological ...


NUMBER AGREEMENT IN BRITISH AND AMERICAN ENGLISH

with collective nouns. The explanation given by Quirk and colleagues is that 'the choice between singular or plural verbs depends in British English on 
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Collective nouns in English used in Sweden

17 janv. 2014 and F-LOB (British English). ... both American and British English. ... Collective nouns are however
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Number Aggrement in British and American English: Disagreeing to

with collective nouns. The explanation given by Quirk and colleagues is that 'the choice between singular or plural verbs depends in British English on 


Collective nouns

How are collective nouns treated in American and British English? singular it is used with plural agreement when the semantic meaning is that of a ...
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Forms of Anaphoric Reference to Organisational Named Entities

lish prefers singular verb agreement with collective nouns whereas notional concord with plural forms is not uncommon in British English (Fries
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The Syntax of Semantic Agreement in British English

nouns in British English. Both singular and plural agreement are able to appear with these collective nouns which are shown to be morphologically singular 
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Collective Nouns in Journalistic Modern Standard Arabic

Nearly all human collective nouns occasional- ly occur with plural agreement in British English. In the second example the agreement is in the singular


Variability and acceptability in Trinidadian English

of collective nouns in British English found that


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