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    Default Correction to "hollow victory"

    Regarding the definition provided for a "hollow victory," I would like to point out that "someone" does not agree with "are," but, like "everyone" is a singular collective noun, and agrees with "is."

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    Default Re: Correction to "hollow victory"

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Regarding the definition provided for a "hollow victory," I would like to point out that "someone" does not agree with "are," but, like "everyone" is a singular collective noun, and agrees with "is."
    Gosh. Who'd'a thunk it?

    I haven't traced this reference, but the issue seems to be to do with teachers concentrating on one thing at a time.

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