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    Default One of thousands

    1. Wayne is one of thousands of commuters from the suburbs who take transit to work. (Why is 'take' not 'takes' ? Is 'who' referring to 'commuters' ? 'Who' refers to the closest noun right?)

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    Default Re: One of thousands

    This is a tricky area- most people choose the form that sounds right, and the closest one is usually the one that influence the verb.

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