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4-06-2009 @ 3:02PM
"Your doorknobs loose? "That's not really a question. In your example, "doorknobs" is plural but you used the singular verb "is". To ensure subject/verb agreement, you'd have to change it to "Your doorknobs are loose." Subject and verb now agree, but that's still not a question.To make your statement a question, you'd have to change it to either "Are your doorknobs loose?" or "Is your doorknob loose?". If you wanted to make it a really informal inquiry, which is what I assume you meant to do, then you'd say "Your doorknob's loose?". In this instance, you'd use the apostrophe since "doorknob's" is really the shortened "doorknob is".TLDR: L2Grammar Nazi.OMG, BBQ, lolwut and all that...
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