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    carry vs carries

    The criminal breach of trust offences carry a maximum penalty of life imprisonment and fine.

    The above sentence is from a local newspaper.

    Why is 'carry' used? I think the subject is 'breach', so I would use 'carries' instead.

    Thanks.

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    Re: carry vs carries

    No, the subject is 'offences'. Breach of trust can be a criminal offence.

    Penal Code (Singapore) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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