adequate use of the verb to be

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In  what context can "WHO ARE THERE?" be used? If the subject of the sentence is not in the question,shouldn´t I use "WHO IS THERE?"?

asked Sep 19 '13 at 13:12 marcia pandolfi New member

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Who is there?

 

This is a complete sentence which does indeed have a subject.  Who is the subject.  It is both a singular and a plural pronoun.

 

What about the people who are there?

link comment answered Sep 19 '13 at 20:13 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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