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    Please tell me, which one is correct.

    None of the cars is working.

    None of the cars are working.

    None of the car is working.

    thanks in advance

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    Default Re: S-V agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by 2010 View Post
    Please tell me, which one is correct.

    None of the cars is working.

    None of the cars are working.

    None of the car is working.

    thanks in advance
    From what I have found as a general rule from one source is, when the "sense" is plural in the prepositional phrase e.g. "none of the cars", use a plural form of the verb and conversely, when the "sense" is singular e.g. "none of the information", use a singular form of the verb. So, go with "None of the cars are working".

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