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if there's (or) in a sentence,e.g: (The boss or the employers.....) is it (are going) or (is going) ?
Dec 22, 2009 12:42 PM
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Depends on whether the nouns are plural or not: "Neither the teachers nor the students ARE being reasonable." If, however, one subject is singular and the other plural, the verb form agrees with the subject closest to the verb: "The teachers or the Principle IS coming to the meeting." Correct, but very, very awkward!! Just turn it around, like: "Either the Principle or the teachers ARE coming to the meeting."
December 22, 2009
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