Poll: The staff ____ pleased with the decision.

The staff ____ pleased with the decision.

was
were
Either

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  • Added: October 2004

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Comments:

Vladimir

So what do we mean saying the staff - a company's unit or people that are working there? I suggest the latter.

The French

The staff is a group of people, and the only answer is 'was' (third person).

jaime

really it's obviously was

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