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    Subject\verb Agrement with prepositional phrases

    I Know that when a prepositional phrase comes between the subject and the verb, the verb agrees with the subject.

    Regarding to that is the follwing statment correct or not?


    The first set of false teeth similar to those in use today it was made in france in the 1780's

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    Re: Subject\verb Agrement with prepositional phrases

    Welcome, ayat.

    The first set of false teeth similar to those in use today was made in france in the 1780's.

    Ex: Colourful personalities abound, and people still recall one old miner whose set of false teeth was made of precious opal. Source

    Note, false teeth were; the set was.

    When in doubt, shorten it. Like this:

    The first set was made....

    Correction
    ...today it was made in france in the 1780's
    ...today was made in France in the 1780's/1780s

    All the best.

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    Re: Subject\verb Agrement with prepositional phrases

    thank you.

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