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    #1

    Regarding was and were.

    Context: Discussing/debating with friends in a forum. Not sure should use was or were in my sentence. Here it is.

    Sentence: "And no member of a "community" were/was involved in it."

    My question/doubt: What would be the right verb in this sentence were or was ? Please tell with reasons.

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Regarding was and were.

    'Was' is correct. 'No member' is singular.
    Check this thread out, there's some additional information there.

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    #3

    Re: Regarding was and were.

    Hey Thanks. That is what I was also thinking. Can any teacher or native English speaker confirm this ?

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    #4

    Re: Regarding was and were.

    Quote Originally Posted by razer View Post
    Hey Thanks. That is what I was also thinking. Can any teacher or native English speaker confirm this ?
    Yes, mmasny is right.

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