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I think family is singular in English.

Stephen

Kwiziq community member

25 November 2015

2 replies

I think family is singular in English.

This relates to:
Nouns that are plural in English but singular in French, and vice versa -

Laura

Kwiziq language super star

25 November 2015

25/11/15

Bonjour Stephen, We get a lot of questions about things like this. Some English speakers say "the family is" while others say "the family are." You can read our policy here: https://www.french-test.com/is-this-english-correct

Revathi

Kwiziq community member

26 November 2015

26/11/15

Yes, you are right it is Family in singular and families in plural

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