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Writing: Noun agreement — Harder example

Writing: Grammar

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Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci Micucci stars of HBO's Garfunkel and Oates are both a musical comedian okay so we're talking about two people Riki Lindhome or lined home and Katy Micucci we're talking about two people then we say these two people Riki and Cate are so we agree with the with the subject and the verb this is the plural form of is so are both so you have two people are are can two people both the a musical comedian this right over here is one musical comedian right if you're a musical comedian no they're both if we're talking about both of them we're talking about that they both are musical comedians so they are both musical comedians get rid of the a and add an S at the end so this is that choice right over here so the key is the subject we're talking about two people but then we're saying that they are a musical comedian but no they would be both musical comedians you want to have a plural right over here musical comedians so you definitely want to change it and then these other two choices are wrong because these are both singular a comedian a comedian who plays music in either case they're singular you want plural musical comedians