There is – There are

WHAT IS IT?

There is and there are are used to express the existence or lack of existence of things. 

“There is” is used with singular nouns

“There are” is used with plural nouns

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If you want to express nonexistence of something just add “NOT” after verb to-be, for example: 

There is not a flower in that vase 

There isn’t a flower in that vase 

No hay una flor en ese jarrón

There are not children in the playground

There aren’t children in the playground

No hay niños en el patio de juegos

If you want to ask about the existence of something, just place the verb “to-be” at the beginning of your sentence.  Examples: 

Is there milk in the fridge?

Are there English classes today? 

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