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    The abundance of trees and shrubs make/makes the trudge into the forest difficult.

    I think it should be 'makes' because the subject is 'abundance'. Am I correct?


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    Re: make/makes

    You are correct for exactly the reason you suggest.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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