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The class were divided in their opinion.

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The class was divided in their opinion.

edited by blay_paul, 2010-07-23 08:47

The class was divided in their opinion.

edited by blay_paul, 2010-07-23 08:51

The class were divided in their opinion.

edited by blay_paul, 2010-07-23 08:51

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linked by sacredceltic, 2010-08-11 20:07

Sentence #62906

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The class were divided in their opinion.

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La classe était divisée dans ses opinions.
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クラスは意見が分かれた。
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La klaso estas pluropinia.
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Sınıf, görüşlerine göre ayrıldı.

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FeuDRenais 2010-07-23 08:17 link permalink

One class or many?

blay_paul 2010-07-23 08:53 link permalink

I'm calling this British English, where collective nouns are more often referred to in the plural - especially if the group is not being considered as a whole but more as individual members.

c.f. "My family are always fighting among themselves."