Do we use the plural form of the verb when using the phrase ‘a number of people’? Check out today’s LS Refresher video and find out.
According to Oxford Living Dictionaries, although the expression ‘a number’ is strictly singular, the phrase ‘a number of’’ is used with plural nouns. The verb should therefore be plural:
Ex: A number of people are waiting for the bus.
To watch the short LS video, please use the link below:
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