Trousers Are Or Trousers Is. Which Is Correct?

It's "trousers are". The British term trousers ("pants" in American English) only has a plural form; as a result, it requires a plural form of a verb.

It's "trousers are". The British term trousers ("pants" in American English) only has a plural form; as a result, it requires a plural form of a verb.

Your trousers are chic.

Your trousers is chic.

Don't use the article "a" with this word ("a" is for one), but you can introduce the expression "a pair of trousers". This phrase, however, takes a singular verb.

There is a pair of trousers on your bed. (not "There are...")

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

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

And remember, we always use a plural pronoun or determiner (they, these, those, etc.) with plural nouns, like "trousers".

These trousers are great! Where did you buy them?

This is a partial list of clothing-related nouns that only have a plural form, and therefore take "are" as well:

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