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Having trouble with a new concept we are learning. In the sentence below should the answer be their or its and why? Thanks.
The marching band picked up (their, its) new uniforms today.

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    Deciding whether a collective noun is singular or plural can be confusing.

    In this sentence since the band picked up uniforms (plural), band must be plural. Therefore, the correct pronoun is "their."

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