In the sentence, "Some of their work to make their community a better place to live include(s):" followed by a list of 10 items, which is correct?

a) Some include:
b) Some includes:

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The head word in some of their work is not some but work. Work is singular, so it follows that the verb will also be singular: includes.

  • Shouldn't that be "includes"? "their work includes" vs. "their works include"?
    – talemyn
    Feb 27, 2014 at 16:50

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