Poll: There are a number of alternatives.

There are a number of alternatives.

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  • Added: December 2003

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Adil

There are always alternative

Tom

Hmmm....
I'd suggest:
There IS a number of alternatives.
It's only one number (would be strange to have more numbers, but allright), so it's singular which means that you have to say: 'There is' instead of 'There are'.

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