Answer to English Grammar Question 3

WHICH IS CORRECT CAN YOU HELP MY GRANDDAUGHTER PLEASE
'THE FAMILY HAVE DEVOTIONS' OR 'THE FAMILY HAS DEVOTIONS'

From member: Joyce San Marcos in USA


Answer

THE FAMILY is a singular collective noun so a verb using the singular third person form should be used. In this case 'has'.
'The family has devotions.' is correct



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