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[pt] Verb related question

Hello @rjlima

I have started using a technique in the antipatterns that in some cases, instead of using specific verbs forms, I use all verbs singular/plural, like this:

V....S.+
V....P.+

My last test with verbs in singular removed the sentence:

Não é possível para os humanos viver para sempre.

I know I may sound naive, but it is correct, right? It is “viver” not “viverem”.

If "viver” is correct in this sentence, I will soon start replacing the verbs in the antipatterns using this new technique.

Thank you, Ricardo.

ok, great, go ahead!

@rjlima

It is correct then?

“viver”?

My mother said the subject is plural, so the verb should be plural.

But you know better than my mother.

Haha, this is a controversial issue. We don’t feel plural as wrong, and it’s ok to accept/use the plural. However, LT is subjected to the laws of standard norm, and as such may obey it, indicating the verb in the singular.

thanks