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    #1

    Another five weeks are/ is needed.

    1. Another five weeks are needed.

    2. Another five weeks is needed.


    Which is grammatical ?

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    #2

    Re: Another five weeks are/ is needed.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. Another five weeks are needed.

    2. Another five weeks is needed.


    Which is grammatical ?
    They are both correct, depending on whether you mean one period of five weeks duration or five periods of one week duration.

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