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Subject:Re: IS or ARE From:Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- westnet -dot- com -dot- au> To:Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 25 Jul 2012 10:01:12 +0800 (WST)
I agree with your first thought, John.
It's not like two apples are given to the customer--"Here's an apple! And here's another apple!" The thing that's given is a period of free service. The period is two months, though it could have been one month, or a month and a half. The free service is one thing even if your company were to have a burst of generosity and extend it to three months or one quarter or thirteen weeks .
So 'is' for me.
On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:38 PM, John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
Hi, guys...quick question...
Two months of free service is given to a current customer
Two months of free service are given to a current customer
My thought is that "is" should be used as free service is given.
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