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    anthony_ball is offline Newbie
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    A confused question!!

    There are _______ years to go before the dead bodies of animals can turn into fossil fuels.

    A.million
    B.millions of
    C.a million of
    D.millions

    The correct ans is B.
    i want to know why B is correct and others are wrong...

    THX ALL!!!

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    Re: A confused question!!

    Quote Originally Posted by anthony_ball View Post
    There are _______ years to go before the dead bodies of animals can turn into fossil fuels.

    A.million
    B.millions of
    C.a million of
    D.millions

    The correct ans is B.
    i want to know why B is correct and others are wrong...

    THX ALL!!!

    There are

    The verb 'are" is plural and therefore the subject must be plural. Note that the usual sentence starts with the subject. However, when you start the sentence with an adverb like "there" then you put the subject after the verb.

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    Re: A confused question!!

    Quote Originally Posted by Mohammed Abu Risha View Post
    There are

    The verb 'are" is plural and therefore the subject must be plural. Note that the usual sentence starts with the subject. However, when you start the sentence with an adverb like "there" then you put the subject after the verb.
    Yes...
    It can prove A ,C are incorrect...
    Also,i want to know why choice D is incorrect although it is plural..

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