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    is versus are

    Until this set of conditions is fully remedied and the status quo ante restored, the election proceeding cannot go forward.

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    Re: is versus are

    Use "is". Are you sure you want to use "remedied"?

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    Re: is versus are

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Use "is". Are you sure you want to use "remedied"?
    An attorney wrote it and that is how he wrote it, I just thought it was are, see what I know! Thank you so much.

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    Re: is versus are

    It's not difficult to make that mistake. The subect is set of conditions, which is singular. However, as the plural noun, conditions, appears immediately before the verb, one can easily think that a plural verb is called for.

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