form of the verb


Which is correct?

Benefits of scrubs were described or Benefits of scrubs was described?

asked Nov 09 '11 at 15:25 Terese LaRocco New member

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"...were described..." is correct.

link comment answered Nov 09 '11 at 18:04 Jody M. Expert

Benefits of scrubs were described.

The subject of the sentence is "benefits".  And it is plural.

link comment answered Nov 10 '11 at 11:32 Z. A. Jazley Contributor

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