Jan 01, 2017 - 07:37 PM
Even in English "family" is singular. It doesn't matter that it's made up of multiple people, it's still one family, and singular -- which is why we say things like "My family is going to the movies." We don't say, "My family ARE going ..."
Jan 01, 2017 - 11:46 PM
ahhhh I was half thinking that as well, but wasn't sure if it was the same rule, and I think I had a brain xxxx LOL Thank you!!