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    Usage of "series"

    "A series of"

    Does "a series of" take a singular or plural verb? Thanks.

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    Re: Usage of "series"

    Welcome to the forums.#

    A series of things is to be discussed.

    A series of things are to be discussed.

    You can use either, depending on whether it is "series" [singular] that is the subject of the verb, or "things" [plural].

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