5

I am having difficulty understanding which is correct as each seems to be singular and them seems to be plural.

0

1 Answer 1

10

"Each of them is..."

The subject of such a sentence is each, which is a singular noun. The phrase of them modifies each, but it doesn't turn it into a plural noun. It just specifies a group which the subject is a part of.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.