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    "The Muslim centre, run by ..."

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    The Muslim centre, run by the University Muslim Society, has a site on the Whiteknights campus for daily prayer.
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    Why doesn’t the verb agree with the subject here, please? Shouldn't it be The Muslim centre, runs by the University Muslim Society, has a site on the Whiteknights campus for daily prayer.? If it doesn’t take s marker here, what the grammar point is, please?


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    Re: "The Muslim centre, run by ..."

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Why doesn’t the verb agree with the subject here, please? Shouldn't it be The Muslim centre, runs by the University Muslim Society, has a site on the Whiteknights campus for daily prayer.? If it doesn’t take s marker here, what the grammar point is, please?

    "Run", in that use is not the verb governed by the subject. The main verb is "has". "Run" is the verb of a shortened/contracted relative clause:
    "which is run by...".

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