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  1. Junior Member
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    #1

    Singular or plural verb

    Hello.
    - What he says and what he does is/are always different.
    Which is used please?

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    #2

    Re: Singular or plural verb

    Say:

    What he says and what he does are always different.

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    #3

    Re: Singular or plural verb

    The "and" tells you that this is a series of two or more things. So we use the plural verb.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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