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    Which of the two/three is/are correct?

    1. Which of the two is correct?
    2. Which of the two are correct?

    3. Which of the three is correct?
    4. Which of the three are correct?

    Hi,
    Would you please help me on them? Which one is grammatically ok?

    Thank you.
    Last edited by sb70012; 08-Oct-2013 at 22:08.

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    Re: Which of the two/three is/are correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    1. Which of the two is correct?
    2. Which of the two are correct?

    3. Which of the three is correct?
    4. Which of the three are correct?

    Hi,
    Would you please help me on them? Which one is grammatically ok?

    Thank you.
    In 1 and 2, there are two options. I would always use "is".

    In 3 and 4, there are three options. If one or two may be correct, one could use either "is" or "are". I would probably use "is" more often than not.

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    Re: Which of the two/three is/are correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    I would probably use "is" more often than not.
    So would I, unless I wanted to make it clear that more than one answer is correct.

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