Which is the correct statement


Which is correct, "if the spelling or grammar is wrong" or, " if the spelling or grammar are wrong"

asked Sep 04 '13 at 13:53 Helen New member

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When nor or or is used the subject closer to the verb determines the number of the verb.   'Grammar' is singular, and the verb should be 'is'.

link comment answered Sep 04 '13 at 17:30 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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