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    ...what is/are believed to be the worst floods...

    Thailand is drawing in what are believed to be the worst floods in more than half a century.The north and central plains have now been submerged in water, in places as high as two metres.

    Should 'is' be used instead of 'are'?

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    Re: ...what is/are believed to be the worst floods...

    No. 'are' is good.

    Should the third word be 'drowning'?

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    Re: ...what is/are believed to be the worst floods...

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    No. 'are' is good.

    Should the third word be 'drowning'?
    Yes, it should be. It's a typo. Good catch!

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    Re: ...what is/are believed to be the worst floods...

    If you want to use "is", you could change "floods" to "flooding".

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