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Old 07-26-2009   #11
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Umm...I've just made this sentence and I want to know if it's correct:

"What kind of kids is Aoi-chan friends with?"

Or, should it be: "What kind of kids are Aoi-chan friends with?" <-- that's what MS Word said. XD
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I have a strong feeling it's the second sentence because 'friends' is plural meaning you should use 'are' instead of 'is'. And dood, why are you doubting MS Word? D:<

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I have a strong feeling it's the second sentence because 'friends' is plural meaning you should use 'are' instead of 'is'. And dood, why are you doubting MS Word? D:<

Jokes. ^_^;;
LOL, well...I don't know. For some reason, my instincts tells me not to trust it. XD

And thanks for your answer. ^_^
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Old 07-26-2009   #14
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It is are, lol.
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Old 07-26-2009   #15
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Dood, why are you trusting MS Word? xD It's not right all the time. I don't trust it, I trust myself *nod nod* for random spelling typos I trust it, but for grammar... well usually I don't need to, so when it tells me something is wrong I can say "lol no." and move on :P Several times it has corrected a sentence my uncle had typed and kept saying it was wrong. The second time it suggested it change it back to what it originally said O_o which is obviously not right either apparently, but it's fine D: stupid Word.

But uh, yep. Plural uses "are" If you substitute "kids" with "children" it sounds better with are, and they're pretty much the same.
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Technically it should be, "With what kind of kids is Aoi-chan friends?" But hardly anyone says that, I suppose.

And I believe it is 'is', because kind is a single noun. You wouldn't say, "Aoi are friends with girls." Even though there's a plural noun in there. Say the sentence Word suggested slowly. Just sounds damn wrong.
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Originally Posted by Lyncheh View Post
You wouldn't say, "Aoi are friends with girls." Even though there's a plural noun in there. Say the sentence Word suggested slowly. Just sounds damn wrong.
Totally what I was thinking, so I thought it should be "is". Ahh...English is really confusing. Thank you everyone for the replies!
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"Bury" is pronounced as "beri"!?

I've pronounced it as "bir" in bird (just add the y) ever since! >_<
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Originally Posted by cheeky_angel004 View Post
"Bury" is pronounced as "beri"!?

I've pronounced it as "bir" in bird (just add the y) ever since! >_<
How you pronounce it depends where you come from. I say 'beri' but I hear people from..Yorkshire etc, who say it rhyming with hurry. Never heard burrrr (HURRRRRRRR ) y.
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Old 11-10-2009   #20
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I pronounce it as "beri" but I think it's a Midwest thing. -shrug-
(Midwest as in iowa, illinois, wisconsin, etc. :])
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