"هُناك كِتاب صَغير وَوِشاح كَبير في شَنْطَتي."

Translation:There is a small book and a big scarf in my bag.

July 7, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/belalablou

It should be "there are".

July 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Leo-Huang

In formal texts, the verb in sentences using certain phrases/conjunctions agrees with the nearest subject. Here, "there be" is one of these structures. The verb agreeing with the nearest subject, i.e. a small book, this sentence is sound in grammar as in a formal text.

July 9, 2019
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