Awkward sentence - "Is" vs. "Are"


Hi there, I recently read the sentence Five months are a very long time and thought that the are sounded awkward. Though months is plural, shouldn't it be Five months is a very long time since time is singular? Thank you!

is-are asked Jan 10 '14 at 00:21 don New member

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