is vs are

is are

Definitions

  • 1) Third-person singular simple present indicative form of be.
  • 2) An abbreviation of island.
  • 3) The third person singular present indicative of the verb be. See be.
  • 4) Anobsoleteformof-es.
  • 5) A northern, and especially Scottish, form of -ish, as in Scottis (contracted Scots) for Scottish, Inglis for Inglish (English), etc.
  • 6) An obsolete form of -es.
  • 7) The third person singular of the substantive verb be, in the indicative mood, present tense. See be.

Definitions

  • 1) rare An accepted (but deprecated and rarely used) SI unit of area equal to 100 square metres, or a former unit of approximately the same extent. Symbol: a
  • 2) A metric unit of area equal to 100 square meters (119.6 square yards).
  • 3) (Metric system) The unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119.6 square yards.
  • 4) a unit of surface area equal to 100 square meters
  • 5) The note immediately above the tonic, ut, in the grave hexachord of Guido d'Arezzo's musical scale.
  • 6) In the metric system, a unit of superficial or square measure, containing 100 square meters, or 119.6 square yards. Its abbreviation is adjective
  • 7) A suffix applied to the names of orders in the quantitative classification of igneous rocks proposed by Cross, Iddings, Pirsson, and Washington: as, canadare, columbare. See classification of igneous rocks, under rock.
  • 8) second-person plural simple present tense of be
  • 9) first-person plural simple present tense of be
  • 10) second-person singular simple present tense of be
  • 11) third-person plural simple present tense of be
  • 12) The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be; but etymologically a different word from be, or was. Am, art, are, and is, all come from the root as.
  • 13) The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be. See be.

Examples

  • 1) Thing is, I don't know how much longer I'll be around here.
  • 2) The phone was on the floor instead of where it normally is, which is on the bedside table.
  • 3) I know which window is theirs, I can see it from the pavement.
  • 4) But there's no risk factor in men, or the risk is so low it's insignificant.
  • 5) We have remarked, that it is no mystery why the decision should have gone pretty uniformly in favour of the ancients; for here is the dilemma: -- A man, attempting this problem, _is_ or _is not_ a classical scholar.
  • 6) This misses the point that, to a large extent, the west *is* much better at capitalism than the BRICs... the infrastructure we have by way of UK company law, or the big-4 accountants, or the magic circle law firms is simply much more developed, and offers better scrutiny and outcomes than anything else on offer; and we are rightly world leading in many of these areas.
  • 7) We must hear the sound of a whistle blowing, � demanding that freedom is our right, that liberation is� our right.
  • 8) Word on the street is that the New York Times (we won't name names, although we got 'em)  is looking to identify NGD.
  • 9) As you say though, and this *is* where the Millite liberal principle comes in – the job of our Home Office speaker most definitely is to stand up for that principle and there is nothing in what Chris said that suggests he is in any way opposing the idea of prohibition, despite his previous statements about tabloid editors and government advisers.
  • 10) • The PSCAI is intact and the ___________is very active in it.
  • 11) One option, which is being used in some areas of the spill,  is to burn the oil before it reaches shore.
  • 12) But hey, this is soap opera, just like the books by Charlaine Harris on which� "True Blood" �is based.

Examples

  • 1) Each is headed by its own president whose headquarters are within his territory.
  • 2) The vibes coming out so far are that we look like a real team and we enjoy playing together.
  • 3) This implies that sometimes they do, but neglects to say which these are.
  • 4) The database costs 1 per inquiry and uses details it says are in the public domain.
  • 5) Most of the 12 who have been charged so far are current or former members of political parties currently in opposition.
  • 6) Its own are due today.
  • 7) Experts were still trying last night to work out what the mystery 30ft washed-up remains are.
  • 8) The headquarters are in Stoke with another campus in Stafford.
  • 9) The charity's headquarters are in London and there are eight offices around the country.
  • 10) Sky's headquarters are in an ugly business park in the anonymous western outskirts of London.
  • 11) Its headquarters are in the Republic of Ireland.
  • 12) Its headquarters are in London but the bank conducts most of its business in Asia.
  • 13) Its headquarters are at Epsom in Surrey.
  • 14) He notes in Google's defence that Advertisers are generally making no claim that they *are* the trademark holder, they're just assuming that their message might be of interest to a user typing a query within a given universe of meaning.
  • 15) These are the forces of Transnational Progressivism at work...and they in turn are the descendents of Communism who regrouped from that failure. and since the People rejected Communism..are trying to use mechanisms of Law and unaccountable NGOs staffed by Elites that bypass democratic institutions.
  • 16) What are some more such myths assuming the aforesaid *are* myths, that is!
  • 17) For me, this means that the happiness provided by the system through security Canadians generally don't lose sleep about being wiped out by medical costs or losing insurance, and the happiness provided by knowing your fellow Canadians are covered as well *are* important drivers for my support even at the real cost of those needing medical care in the system.
  • 18) Of course I will have to read the book to see how Harris makes the claim the parents don't matter - from the simple perspective that parents *are* (well, some are) a "peer" (i.e. someone you interact with) you can see they will have some effect.
  • 19) As a biologist, on the one hand I have no problem saying that there are real statistical differences between human males and human females in terms of anatomy/physiology/behavior (because there *are*) . . . but I also know how individual variation (on both sides of the gender line) is quite capable of completely trashing those averaged-out stats when one is dealing with *particular* men and women.
  • 20) The people who are furious that their tax rate might go up so that the undeserving poor won't die of the flu - these are just ugly, ugly horrible mean people, who are more interested in what other people * aren't* doing with their lives than they are in what they * are* doing with theirs.
  • 21) There _are_ situations in which religious organizations are better placed to serve a population than outside organizations.
  • 22) They are not there for the money; they *are* there for the rep, the early connections.
  • 23) Rigorous moral standards are hard to follow precisely because they *are* rigorous.
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