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    Default Verb agreement

    Hi,

    Should it be recognizes or recognize (as in the text).

    None of his old cohorts recognize the mysterious count as Edmond Dantès, though Mercédès does.

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Verb agreement

    since it qualifies as a group noun , I'd go along with Spark Notes

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    Default Re: Verb agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by asad hussain View Post
    Hi,

    Should it be recognizes or recognize (as in the text).

    None of his old cohorts recognize the mysterious count as Edmond Dantès, though Mercédès does.

    Thanks
    Your sentence is correct with the plural verb: recognize

    none = not any

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