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The following sentence is from the LA Times today.
The suspect's gun as well as property belonging to the students was recovered, Neiman said.
Why was recovered? There are two subjects. Please explain.
I'd go for:
The suspect's gun, as well as property belonging to the students, was recovered, Neiman said.
The suspect's gun(,) and property belonging to the students(,) were recovered, Neiman said.
Last edited by 5jj; 18-Apr-2012 at 23:37. Reason: format
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