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The sentence is "In the fish village, the small fish weren’t the only glowy creature" . Should the word "creature" be pluralized to "creatures" to match the plural form of "fish"?

BTW, the "fish" here stands for a group of fish. Which one is the correct form?

In the fish village, the small fish weren’t the only glowy creature

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In the fish village, the small fish weren’t the only glowy creatures

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    You forced the plural 'creatures' when you chose the plural 'weren't'. Commented Feb 27, 2023 at 9:16
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    "The sentence"? You need to say where you found this sentence. Commented Feb 27, 2023 at 11:19

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Yes, it should be "creatures". It is possible for a plural subject to have a singular predicate nominative. (For example: "Alice and Bob are a nice couple.") However, singular "creature" would not make much sense here, because a reader would not normally expect multiple "fish" to be one "creature".

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