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    Are either or both of the following, redox reactions?

    1. Are either or both of the following, redox reactions?
    2. Is either or both of the following, redox reactions?
    #2 would normally be used (on the principle of applying the verb to the closest element of the subject in an A or B subject.) Do you agree?
    I need native speakers' help.

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    #2

    Re: Are either or both of the following, redox reactions?

    Because the predicate compliment is plural, I would lean toward "are" in this sentence.

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    Re: Are either or both of the following, redox reactions?

    So would I. Would anyone else take out the comma?

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    Re: Are either or both of the following, redox reactions?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    So would I. Would anyone else take out the comma?
    Certainly.

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