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    Smile the use of plural and singular verb to be

    Which sentence is correct?

    "Two hundred dollars is a lot of money"
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    "two hundred dollars are a lot of money"

    Thank you so much have a great day!

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    Default Re: the use of plural and singular verb to be

    "Two hundred dollars" should be considered a single unit, so you should use the singular, "is." See example 8 in this link.
    http://www.tricity.wsu.edu/writingcenter/PDF/Subjectverb.pdf
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    Default Re: the use of plural and singular verb to be (not a teacher)

    "Two hundred dollars is a lot of money." This is correct. Two hundred dollars is taken as single unit.

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