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    team has or have

    Chief Executive Office of the Zurich Airport Thomas Cairns and his high-level team has shown interest in developing the NMIA.

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    Re: team has or have

    Quote Originally Posted by new2grammar View Post
    Chief Executive Office of the Zurich Airport Thomas Cairns and his high-level team has shown interest in developing the NMIA.

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    I would use "have" there because the subject is plural. In a slightly different sentence I would use "has": Chief Executive Office of the Zurich Airport Thomas Cairns, along with his high-level team, has shown interest in developing the NMIA.

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    Re: team has or have

    If the subject were just the team, AmE generally uses the singular verb with collective nouns - the team has - and in BrE both the singular and plural forms are used. the plural is probably more common than the singular now in BrE.

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