The Word NO – Singular or Plural?


I know that with ANY we usually use plural nouns: "Are there any girls in your class?"

Now I wonder if it's correct with NO, too? For example, "I have no brothers"?


You can use NO with both singular and plural nouns.

Take a look at the following examples:

There was no milk in the fridge.

There were no kids in the room.

There is no reason to worry.

There is no excuse for such behavior.

He has no friends.

She has no money.

We had no opportunity to talk.

There is no fridge in the house.

They have no time for guessing.

She had no food left.

No buses will be working tomorrow.

We have no central heating.

I want no part of this.

We have no concerns regarding this matter.

She has no experience with children.

No student is to leave the class.
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For more info on subject-verb agreements, read the following article: Subject-Verb Agreement

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