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Is the noun-verb following sentence correct?: "Most metaphysics has been determined by it."

I thought that with the superlative adjective 'most', the subject is made plural; but can it also be considered a collective noun thereby making the subject singular? I've tried the sentence with both verbs in three different grammar checkers and they all recognize both verb tenses as correct.

Thank you, Jodi

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    Most sugar is delivered to grocery stores by reputable trucking companies. – Ricky Sep 8 '18 at 4:38
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    Part of the problem is that metaphysics sounds plural, even though it isn't. You can try replacing metaphysics with English. Once you get a sentence that sounds right with English, switch it back to metaphysics again. Or you can say most of the study of metaphysics . . . or most of the science of metaphysics . . . – Jason Bassford Sep 8 '18 at 4:47
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    The final s on metaphysics is not a plural marker, like that in cars. It's a singular-only noun, i.e. it takes a singular verb. – BillJ Sep 8 '18 at 6:12
  • Physics is a scientific subject. Most physics is taught scientifically. – Nigel J Sep 8 '18 at 11:58
  • Thank you for your comments. My question wasn't whether metaphysics is singular or plural; I know that it is singular. My question was whether the superlative adjective 'most' changed it to plural. As Ricky's example illustrates very simply, it does not make it plural. – JodiAnn Sep 9 '18 at 20:24

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