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    Singular or Plural

    Hi all, may I ask if this sentence is grammatically correct:
    "As the investigation concludes, the debate over the origins of the scandal, the merits of the federal investigation, and the legal authority of the prosecutor has intensified greatly."
    Should "has" in this sentence be replaced by "have"?

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    Re: Singular or Plural

    Welcome to Using English.

    The debate has...
    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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