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    Correct usage 'HAS' or 'HAVE'

    The last 4 years has been a wonderful experience for me and the team.
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    The last 4 years have been a wonderful experience for me and the team.

    which sentence referred is correct?

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    Re: Correct usage 'HAS' or 'HAVE'

    Both are possible in BrE. You can either think of 'four years' as a singular period of time or as a plural number of years.

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    Re: Correct usage 'HAS' or 'HAVE'

    Quote Originally Posted by azhagrali View Post
    The last 4 years has been a wonderful experience for me and the team.
    or
    The last 4 years have been a wonderful experience for me and the team.

    which sentence referred is correct?
    "Have" would be most (90%) common in AmE.

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    Re: Correct usage 'HAS' or 'HAVE'

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    "Have" would be most (90%) common in AmE.
    That's what I thought. It's just one of those differences between AmE and BrE that seem to worry few people except test-writers in some countries.

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    #5

    Re: Correct usage 'HAS' or 'HAVE'

    I would also use "have" (AmE) but I would not object to "has".

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