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    gman Guest

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    Hoping someone can help with a grammar question.

    More than one out of five Greater Clevelanders are affected by services funded by United Way.

    OR

    More than one out of five Greater Clevelanders is affected by services funded by United Way.

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    Re: "More than one out ..."

    "more than one" is plural so the verb has to be plural too.

    quote:
    "More than one million computers on the net have been hijacked....."
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/4354109.stm
    Last edited by Temico; 02-Aug-2005 at 04:18.

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