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Help me, please, with this sentence. Is it correct to say "The most positive thing was your lectures" or "The most possitive thing were your lectures"? Does the verb relate to "thing" or "lectures"?
Thanks in advance.
You're not alone in being confused about this.
I often struggle to find a better way to write sentences like this. I find when you reverse the order, the verb doesn't sound as off. Your lectures were the most positive part of this class. (Note: positive, not possitive.)
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
To 'thing' (the subject).
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