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    1- I met one of the players who were coming out of the ground.
    2- I met one of the players who was coming out of the ground.

    Of course, the first one is correct. But does the second sentence make any sense??

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    Re: agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by tipu s View Post
    1- I met one of the players who were coming out of the ground.
    2- I met one of the players who was coming out of the ground.

    Of course, the first one is correct. But does the second sentence make any sense??
    The sentences don't make sense to me -- how were they coming out of the ground? Unless there's some context that makes it meaningful.

    But --

    the first one means that all the players were coming out of the ground
    the second one means that the player you met was coming out of the ground

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    Re: agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    The sentences don't make sense to me -- how were they coming out of the ground? Unless there's some context that makes it meaningful.

    But --

    the first one means that all the players were coming out of the ground
    the second one means that the player you met was coming out of the ground
    "Coming out of the ground" is fine it means that the players (probably cricketers) were leaving the sports ground (stadium).

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    Re: agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    The sentences don't make sense to me -- how were they coming out of the ground? Unless there's some context that makes it meaningful.

    But --

    the first one means that all the players were coming out of the ground
    the second one means that the player you met was coming out of the ground
    I think the second one needs a comma to make sense. If the who clause were to be defining, then in my opinion the sentence should be phrased differently.

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    Re: agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Coming out of the ground" is fine it means that the players (probably cricketers) were leaving the sports ground (stadium).

    Does it refer to the stadium or the field? I'm afraid I know as much about cricket as about crickets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    Does it refer to the stadium or the field? I'm afraid I know as much about cricket as about crickets.
    It means the stadium.

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    Zombie cricketers.

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