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“results' statistics” vs. “results statistics”

How should I write this. There are many results. we remove them them from our results' statistics vs. we remove them from our results statistics vs. we remove them from our result ...
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“response” data or "responses data2

I am not sure if I should use plural or singular. I have many responses. I have a sentence like: We summarise the responses data vs. We summarise the response Which one should I use?
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“work that identify” or “work that identifies”

Implicitly by work I mean plural (several studies). So how should I treat the verb that comes after it? Similar to previous work that identifies Or, Similar to previous work that identify
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“do the pair of vertical lines” or “does the pair of vertical lines”?

this is the title of this post do the pair of vertical lines in empirical entropy formula mean L1 norm? in this case, "do the pair of vertical lines" or "does the pair of vertical lines" which one ...
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“There is 10%” or “there are 10%”

Shall I use: Of the 10% that showed one or more symptoms, there are 20.25% that .. Or, Of the 10% that showed one or more symptoms, there is 20.25% that .. Clearly, 10% of a countable thing (...
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Hair grow or hair grows

Which form is correct: My hair grow slowly or My hair grows slowly
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Is “experience” plural or singular

Is it grammatically correct to use the word experience to mean multiple experiences, and follow it by a verb without adding s. For example: Experience show that most people ...
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Is “government” singular or plural?

Is the word "government" singular or plural? My grammar book tells me government is plural. And if you search on the web, it is not so unusual to be confused. So which of the following two sentences ...
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matching the verb form with complicated subjects

I recently came across a sentence: The second class of disparates have more to do with the particular foibles of the aperture involved. Here, the verb is in plural form, I guess, in relation to ...
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Using plurals of scientific words regarding events

Mostly people say "too much apoptosis can lead to cancer" or "too much photosynthesis". However would it be wrong to say "many apoptoses" or "too many a apotosis" or "too many apoptoses"? The first ...
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Is “one of my favorite author” correct?

Does this sounds right? I’m taking about a book I like by an author I like! One of my favorite books by one of my favorite authors.. or One of my favorite books by one of my favorite author (...
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Describing a group of children - year or years, old or olds [duplicate]

Is this sentence correct if I describe a group of children? Children 6-7 years olds.
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“a monthly fee” vs “monthly fees”

Are the following sentences both correct and interchangeable? Teacher assistants will receive a monthly fee for housing. Teacher assistants will receive monthly fees for housing.
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Is “Media” a singular or plural noun?

My book says "media" is a singular noun, but I think that it is a plural noun. So I should use a verb in the plural form with the word "media". What is the error in the sentence below? The media ...
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“Are the same person” or “Is the same person”?

Father's grandfather and grandfather's father are the same person. Father's grandfather and grandfather's father is the same person. Father's grandfather and grandfather's father are the same ...
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How many plural should I use here?

I am writing a thesis and the title goes like this: "Interaction of Proteins with Small Molecules and Peptides" I studied the interactions of various different proteins with various different ...
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A few millions results or a few million result

I have a few millions results vs I have a few million results Which one is grammatical?