View Poll Results: A number of students ____ complained.

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  • has

    131 31.26%
  • have

    271 64.68%
  • Either

    17 4.06%
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Thread: Number 2


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    #11

    Re: Number 2

    What if we consider 'a number of' as a group instead of as a collection of individuals, as we do with 'team, government or family'. In context I think both 'have' and 'has' would be ok.


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    #12

    Re: Number 2

    I made a mistake.. I didn't know the rule that csharp presented..

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