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    #1

    is x are

    - I needed two weeks. And now the two weeks are gone
    - Two weeks is all that is needed to finish the work
    - Two weeks are needed to finish the work
    Which sentences are right?
    Last edited by beachboy; 27-Sep-2011 at 22:55.

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    #2

    Re: is x are

    Quote Originally Posted by beachboy View Post
    - Two weeks is all that is needed to finish the work.
    - Two weeks are needed to finish the work
    Which sentences are right?
    Both, though the first is more natural.

    We can see 'two weeks' as a (singular) time-period, or we can see it as two (plural) units of time.

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