Should the verb agree with the subject or the object of the prepositional phrase?
A fellow proofreader and I disagree on this. Which method is correct: A or B?
Rob is one of many commuters who rides a bike.
Red is one of the colors that suits me.
Wendy's is one of many restaurants that accepts Visa.
Rob is one of many commuters who ride bikes.
Red is one of the colors that suit me.
Wendy's is one of many restaurants that accept Visa.
The New York Times has an answer for us: B.
|link comment||answered Nov 20 '12 at 16:23 Edward New member|
Fourth section: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/one.htm
|link comment||answered Nov 22 '12 at 05:08 Edward New member|
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