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    Default ...millions of ringgit was/were paid...

    This is typically Mahathirianism. Mahathir condemned US president George W Bush and is hailed as a third world hero, when at the same time, millions of ringgit were paid by some consultancy company for Mahathir to meet Bush for 20 minutes.

    Should 'was' be used instead of 'were'?

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    Default Re: ...millions of ringgit was/were paid...

    "Millions were paid"

    Sounds right to me.

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    Default Re: ...millions of ringgit was/were paid...

    A lot of money was paid ...
    Ten million ringgits was (?were) paid ...
    Millions of ringgits were paid ....
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