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If many apples are bad. Then which the below sentences correctly describes that many apples are bad.

  1. An apple are bad. Such apples are many in number.
  2. An apple are bad. Such an apple is many in number.

I tried to find "such" meaning it refers to "type". I am not too sure.

I really need to know which one is correct because I need to build upon these sentences. I need to make sentences in that format.

Pls help.

Tks in advance Joe

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  • Neither option is correct because of the first sentence "An apple are bad." An apple is singular and must use the singular form of the verb to be.
    – randomhead
    Jul 12 at 19:58
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    I hate to be a meanie but really, if you don't know the difference between a singular subject that takes a singular verb and a plural subject that takes a plural verb, you will need to start at zero.
    – Lambie
    Jul 12 at 20:06
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    This looks like an XY problem. The example with apples is completely wrong. I think you might have a different problem that you are trying to solve with "such". But you haven't told us what the real problem is, only what your solution to the problem is. This makes it hard to write a useful answer.
    – James K
    Jul 12 at 20:06
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    Son, you need to learn the difference between one (singular) and many (plural). Don't try to write sentences until you get the basics down first. Please. You'll only confuse yourself. Jul 12 at 20:17
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    @Lambie It's unnecessary to take a shot at a new contributor, especially one so obviously new to English. Further, there are language families (Koreanic, Japonic, ...) where there is no agreement with number, and plural forms of nouns are optional.
    – gotube
    Jul 13 at 2:57
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Neither sentence is idiomatic or natural English.

They are also not grammatical English, but that is a minor flaw that could be fixed. But even if the grammar errors were fixed, the sentences would be utterly odd and not idiomatic.

Do not try to "build upon" such sentences. They are not a good foundation for constructing clear sentences in English.

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