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Here Is or Here Are?

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From here.

Documents are plural, so the only correct usage is:

Here are the documents needed.

This isn’t an edge case, so it is simple. Compare:

Here are the potatoes.

and:

Here is the sack of potatoes.

Where the subject is plural, you use are and when it is singular you use is.

It seems “there is/there are” use the same rule.

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