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    A verb function

    Dear Teacher,

    Please make me clear on this

    Which word does the verb fall that is typed in bold in the sentence below describe ? does it describe a plural noun?


    "A percentile is a measure used in statistics indicating the value below which a given percentage of observations in a group of observations fall".

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    Re: A verb function

    "A percentile is a measure used in statistics indicating the value below which a given percentage of observations in a group of observations fall".

    The subject of the verb (headword in bold) is a given percentage of observations in a group of observations. Given that the heaword is a singular noun, the appropriate form of the verb is singular ​falls.

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