Should i change? doesn't or don't

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It tells me to change the word does in doesn't to do, that's wrong right?

See example:

One last important thing would be that India has 22 official languages, and all the different languages doesn't understand each other, so the English language unites all of the people which speaks different languages.
asked Feb 27 '13 at 17:26 Sara Larsson New member

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'Don't' is the proper word. The subject is 'languages' which is plural, and needs to have the plural verb.

There are some other problems in your sentence. Languages don't understand each other, people do. Also, you use the pronoun 'which', referring to people. 'Who' is the pronoun to use. I would leave off this entirely, though, to shorten the sentence.

 

One last important thing would be that India has 22 official languages, and the people speaking these different languages don't understand each other, so the English language unites all of the people.

 

 

Here is a simplified version.

 

Because India has 22 different official languages, the English language has become a unifying influence.

link comment answered Feb 27 '13 at 18:22 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow
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One last important thing would be that India has 22 official languages, and all the different language speakers don't understand each other, so the English language unites all of the people who speak different languages.

 

I hope this help u.

link comment answered Feb 27 '13 at 17:46 seh New member

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