Pants Are Or Pants Is. Which Is Correct?

It's "pants are". Some nouns, including pants, only have a plural form and require a plural form of a verb.

It's "pants are". Some nouns, including pants, only have a plural form and require a plural verb.

Your pants are on the floor.

Your pants is on the floor.

Alternatively, you can use the expression "a pair of pants", which denotes a single entity and takes a singular form.

There is a pair of pants in the closet. (not "There are...")

Follow the same convention with other verbs, such as look, have, fit, hang, etc.

Your pants fit like a glove. (not "fits like a...")

Be also aware that we always use a plural pronoun or determiner (these, those, they, etc.) with plural nouns (like "pants").

These pants are great! Do you like them?

Below you can find a partial list of clothing-related words that only have a plural form, and consequently take "are":

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