Which is correct:
"sounds great" or "sound great"?

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sounds great

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English when referring to something in the third person singular.

Use 'sounds great' when you want to express agreement or enthusiasm about something in the third person singular form.

Examples:

  • That plan sounds great.
  • The idea sounds great to me.

Alternatives:

  • sounds good
  • sounds perfect
  • sounds amazing
  • sounds fantastic
  • sounds wonderful

sound great

This phrase is correct and commonly used in English when referring to something in the plural or second person.

Use 'sound great' when you want to express agreement or enthusiasm about something in the plural or second person form.

Examples:

  • Your ideas sound great.
  • You guys sound great together.

Alternatives:

  • sound good
  • sound perfect
  • sound amazing
  • sound fantastic
  • sound wonderful
Both phrases are correct, but they are used in different contexts. 'Sounds great' is the correct form when referring to something in the third person singular, while 'sound great' is used when referring to something in the plural or second person. They both convey a positive response or agreement.

Last updated: March 24, 2024

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