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In Newtonian laws of motion, <there is a condition and

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In Newtonian laws of motion, <there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion>.

A) there is a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

B) there is a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

C) there are a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

D) there are a condition and it's converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion

E) there has been a condition and its converse regarding bodies at rest and bodies in motion
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are for plural
Just like 'There are a cat and a dog in my house'

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isn't "There is a condition" wrong...????
can somebody throw some light on this one..
Gayathri or Paul.. ..

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OA is "C"
Is this usage "There are a X and Y" correct?
Any examples/references?
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Pb, I think the confusion arises here because the verb (are) is before the subject rather than after. In such sentences it is a good idea to reverse the sentence and see what verb you will use and use that verb in the original sentence.

'There are a cat and a dog in my house' is correct,

just to make sure, you can reverse it

A cat and a dog are/is there in my house

are is the correct choice as we are talking about a subject with an and in it.
So, you need to use are in the original sentence.

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are is correct when its about plurals subject + and..

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