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    Smile Seeking your help

    Dear all,
    I'd like to ask a question spotted on BBC
    "As well as the main home there's a theme park and a zoo."
    Should not the main verb be "are" instead of is?

    Thank you for your time

    Joey


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    Re: Seeking your help

    No, because the first noun is in singular.
    Regards

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    Re: Seeking your help

    This is an area where's there's a lot of dispute. Some say that 1 + 1 makes it plural, but many feel happier with a singular verb next to a singular verb. I go with Humble on this and would use the singular, but not everyone would agree.

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