Questions tagged with concord

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use of was and were
Which is correct; Forty percent of learners was late? or, Forty percent of learners were late? Why?
were was concord 0 votes, asked Jul 29 '15 by Gerard Rissik
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Some issues with why certain prepositions are wrong and concord
I am having some trouble explaining why using certain prepositions in certain phrases is wrong. For example, to say that ...
Prepositions concord 0 votes, asked Oct 28 '14 by John
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I ain't got no problem with negative concord. Do you?
I'm not talking about using a construction like that in formal writing, but in your own native variety of English, ...
negative double concord aint +1 vote, asked Jan 15 '13 by Rev. Gerry Turner
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Concord for "an infinite number of"
In the following sentence, should "be" be singular or plural? There (be) an infinite number of universes. Also, would it ...
concord 0 votes, asked Mar 28 '12 by Alex Madjarov
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