Verbs

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'Winnings Is' or 'Winnings Are'

It's "winnings are". It's incorrect to use "is" because the term "winnings" is a plural noun, and requires a plural verb.

'Valuables Are' or 'Valuables Is'

It's "valuables are". Some nouns, like "valuables", are typically used in the plural and take a plural verb.

'Savings Are' or 'Savings Is'

It's "savings are/have". It's not correct to use "is" or "has" because "savings" is a plural noun, which requires a verb in the plural.

'Proceeds Have' or 'Proceeds Has'

It's "proceeds have". Since the noun "proceeds" only has a plural form, it requires a verb in the plural.

'Earnings Are' or 'Earnings Is'

It's "earnings are" (not "earnings is"). "Earnings" is a plural noun, and therefore takes a verb in the plural.

Surroundings Is or Surroundings Are

It's "surroundings are". Since the noun "surroundings" only has a plural form, it requires a verb in the plural.

Suburbs Is or Suburbs Are

We say "the suburbs are", not "the suburbs is". Being "suburbs" a plural noun, it takes a verb in the plural.

Outskirts Is Or Outskirts Are

It's "outskirts are" . Since "outskirts" is a noun that only has a plural form, it takes a verb in the plural.