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5answers
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Verb agreement with two nouns

'Decades of research has/have shown' -decades is plural -research is murky I'd be inclined to write 'has' Thanks in advance Drew
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0answers
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Correct pronoun: 'his' or 'their'? [duplicate]

I would like to know whether his or their is the correct pronoun to be used in the following sentence: Neither she nor he has finished ....... work. In my opinion it should be their but some ...
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1answer
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Why is it “gangster” rather than “gangsters”?

The suspect, along with his two younger siblings, became the most notorious gangster in the district. The suspect, along with his two younger siblings, became the most notorious gangsters ...
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Question regarding “Two kinds of”

Which of these two is correct, and why? two kinds of televisions two kinds of television
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The battery, etc., is (are?) included.

When “etc.” is used with a singular subject, such as in the following sentence, should the verb be singular or plural? The battery, etc., is included.