LS REFRESHER 24: PERCENTAGES, FRACTIONS, AND QUANTIFIERS (SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT)

Is it correct to say half of my fruits is bananas? Check out today’s LS Refresher video and find out.  


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According to University of Toronto, with fractions, percentages and indefinite quantifiers (e.g., allfewmanymuchsome), the verb agrees with the preceding noun or clause:

 

 

With a singular or non-count noun or clause, use a singular verb:

          Ex: One-third of this article is taken up with statistical analysis.

 

With a plural noun, use a plural verb:

          Ex: One-third of the students have graduate degrees.

 

 

 

For more info about this topic, please click here.

 

 

 

TO WATCH THE SHORT LS VIDEO, PLEASE USE THE LINK BELOW:

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