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    diplomacy is offline Member
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    Countable and uncountable

    Which is correct is or are in the following sentences?

    1/Fifty minutes(is/are)the maximum allowed time for the exam.

    2/six dollars(is/are)unreasonable price for his pen.

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    Re: Countable and uncountable

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    Which is correct is or are in the following sentences?

    1/Fifty minutes(is/are)the maximum allowed time for the exam.
    Fifty minutes is the maximum time allowed for the exam - The minutes are seen as one thing.

    2/six dollars(is/are)unreasonable price for his pen.
    Six dollars is an unreasonable price for his pen - Same as above.
    Gil

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