the be of verb


where  is, are  the koala from?  (which be of verb is correct to use in this sentence?)

asked May 24 '13 at 02:21 apple New member

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Since you've written a koala as singular, you should use a singular verb, 'is'.

This is awkward, though, and I would change it to koalas. This ends the sentence with a preposition, but changing the sentence around makes it more awkward.

Where are koalas from?

Where is the koala from?

link comment answered May 24 '13 at 13:55 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Use singular verb with singular subject.

link comment answered May 25 '13 at 09:53 Z. A. Jazley Contributor

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