LS Refresher 22: A number of people is’ or ‘a number of people are’?

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En.oxforddictionaries.com (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com) stated that, “Although the expression ‘a number’ is strictly singular, the phrase ‘a number of’’ is used with plural nouns (as what grammarians call a determiner (or determiner)). The verb should therefore be plural.”.

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