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The kind of books which Quoc Hoa enjoys reading is/ are thrillers. Thanks

2 Jun 2024      


I would say are and replace thrillers with mystery books.
I hope a native speaker may help with your query.

2 Jun 2024     

L. habach

I would say: is ("The subject of the sentence is:[The kind of books,] which is a singular noun phrase. The kind of books" is treated as a singular category or type, thus requiring the singular verb "is.")

2 Jun 2024     

United States

Since "the kind of books" is regarded as a solitary category or kind, the singular word "is" is necessary. I�m hoping a native speaker can answer dordle your question. 

16 Jul 2024