Poll: None of them ____ there.

None of them ____ there.

was
were
Either could be used.

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  • Added: September 2012

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Comments:

Leticia Aguirre

When using object pronoun "them", plural, use verb to "be" were plural as well.

GoldLight

Could be "none" and "them" seen in the phrase like so?
"them" = Joe, Ann, Lui, Fia
-None of (Joe, Ann, Lui, Fia) was there.
or
-Neither Joe nor Ann (nor Lui nor Fia) was there.

Jean

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