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    The most important person.

    "Mahatma Gandhi is one of the greatest person that has ever existed."

    "She is one of the most important person in my life."

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    Re: The most important person.

    "Mahatma Gandhi is one of the greatest people that have ever existed."

    "She is one of the most important people in my life."

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    Re: The most important person.

    "He is one of the people that have achieved sucess." Is it correct? It takes plural verb, right?

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    Re: The most important person.

    I found a typo and a missing article in the above post.
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    Re: The most important person.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    "He is one of the people that have achieved sucess." Is it correct? It takes plural verb, right?
    It does take a plural verb, and when you change the spelling to success, it will be correct. However, it sounds a bit odd to me as countless millions of people have been successful. I would use one of for something more exceptional.

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    Re: The most important person.

    "He is one of the people that have achieved success." Is it correct? It takes a plural verb, right?

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    Re: The most important person.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It does take a plural verb, and when you change the spelling to success, it will be correct. However, it sounds a bit odd to me as countless millions of people have been successful. I would use one of for something more exceptional.
    Is it correct to say "He is among the people who have achieved success?"

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    Re: The most important person.

    I think it is grammatical if the question mark is put after the closing quotation mark, but I would simply say 'He is a successful person'.
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    Re: The most important person.

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    I think it is grammatical if the question mark is put after the closing quotation mark, but I would simply say 'He is a successful person'.
    I got called out on that. Apparently, a question mark goes inside the quotation mark.

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    #10

    Re: The most important person.

    The text in quotes below is not a question, so I think the question mark should be outside the quotation marks.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Is it correct to say "He is among the people who have achieved success?"
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