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Is vs. Are How do you know when to use is or are?

by Jana Johnson



When deciding which of the helping verbs "is" and "are" to use look at whether the noun is plural or singular.  If the noun is singular use "is", if it is plural or there is more than one noun use "are."




The cat is eating all of his food.


The cats are eating all of their food.


The cat and dog are eating all of their food.





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