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If I wrote a sentence saying "More than one person a day _______ killed by these massacres," would the blank be replaced by is or are?

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"More than one"=2 or more and takes the plural "are."

  • That would be logical, but it doesn't seem to be conventional. Could you back this up with a source or further explanation? – sumelic Nov 9 '18 at 11:44

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