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

Techniquement NONE doit Ítre suivi du singulier. Cependant le pluriel est admis si le nom le plus proche est au pluriel.

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