Re: IS or ARE

Subject: Re: IS or ARE
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 21:48:51 -0700

Yabbut, based on the examples Phil gave:

Two months is enough time for the free service given, but

Two months of free service are provided to existing customers.

"Is" in the latter case is wrong.

-Tony



On 2012-07-24, at 9:06 PM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I checked with Mr. Grammar (my stepbrother) who was an advisor on McGraw Hill grammar books.
>
> Phil is right on, so the answer in this context is "is".
>
> (Reminds my of a certain POTUS during impeachment hearings...) ;^)

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References:
IS or ARE: From: John Posada
Re: IS or ARE: From: Keith Mahoney
Re: IS or ARE: From: Peter Neilson
Re: IS or ARE: From: Phil03
Fwd: IS or ARE: From: Chris Morton

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