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Here, "myriad" is a noun, and I suppose "myriad of emotions" is a prepositional phrase, so presumably the verb must agree with "myriad"?

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    Have a look at a battery of tests is/are. It has a very long answer. Can't read it this early in the morning, but it probably answers your question. – Jacinto Aug 25 '16 at 7:26
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    Of emotions is a prepositional phrase. Myriad of emotions is a noun phrase. Otherwise you suppose correctly. – deadrat Aug 25 '16 at 7:26
  • Is greets even a word? Greet, Greeted, Greeting, Greetings, Can't find Greets. – Joe Dark Aug 25 '16 at 8:43
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    @JoeDark: "greets" is the third person singular present tense form of the verb "to greet." – herisson Aug 25 '16 at 9:53
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    Relevant: A number of questions “has been” or “have been” asked?. That question mentions "a myriad of," but the answers don't address it. However, the example of "a number of questions have been asked" shows that the verb does not always have to agree with the first noun in constructions with "of." – herisson Aug 25 '16 at 10:08

"Myriad" in this context is a collective noun. Numerous sources agree that collective nouns may take the singular or plural, depending on context.

(blog.dictionary.com; bbc.grammar;blog.oxforddictionaries.com etc)

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