Which is correct, "One pair of eagles build a nest." or, "One pair of eagles builds a nest."?
- “A pair of eagles build a nest.”
- “A pair of eagles builds a nest.” — Present tense
- “A pair of eagles is building a nest”
The 2nd and 3rd form have similar meanings, but the 2nd one is not quite right.
An example of builds, used properly. “Eagle pairs normally build their nest on a Tuesday, but this pair builds on a Wednesday”