Matching subject/verb/object


In the following sentence, should the object be singular ("enigma") or plural ("enigmas")?


"What attracts him most IS/ARE the enigmas."

asked May 11 '13 at 19:53 Kristina Nilsson New member

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It could be either one, depending on if he is attracted by one enigma or multiple enigmas.


What attracts him most are the enigmas.


What attracts him most is the enigma.

link comment answered May 11 '13 at 22:55 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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