Yes, furniture is a mass noun. It is considered singular and requires a singular verb. The Associated Press Stylebook classifs data as plural nouns, usually plural albums and pronouns are supported. An additional note indicates that some words, such as.B. data that are plural, become collective nouns and take singular nouns when the group or quantity is considered a unit. Examples: the data is solid. (One unit.) Data was collected with care. (Individual articles) The words collection and silver are the two singularubstantives and are followed by singular verbs. Our rule 7 of the subject-verb agreement says, “Use a singular verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc.” In addition, our rule 1 of number writing says, “Write down all the numbers that begin a sentence.

That`s why writing twenty-five years of teaching taught me. The coordination of themes and verbs seems simple. But confusion can arise when collective names are used as subjects. The subject is Mr. I do not agree that you are data, unless you are talking about more than one group of data. Conclusion: a group “is” and groups “are”. When should we use the plural form of the collective noun? I mean, when should we say groups or classes? We agree; The verb should be “is.” We have not noticed that the English plural is used in an increasing number of cases for all collective nouns.. . . .