Re: Help with sentence structure...

Subject: Re: Help with sentence structure...
From: John Trollope <John -dot- Trollope -at- TEAM17 -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 17:28:12 +0000

>...more may be required if a high number of records *is* retrieved
>...more may be required if a high number of records *are* retrieved

I'd go for the second as either

a) "records" are plural
or
b) "a high number" implies a plural

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