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  1. Anonymous
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    singular vs plural at Augusta

    I've just been watching the 3rd round of the Masters championship at Augusta. All went well, until at the bottom of my TV-screen the text appeared:

    'The last 5 majors were won by first-timers. There has never been 6.'

    Shouldn't this be: There have never been 6.' ?

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    #2
    I agree.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #3
    I suppose they meant 'There has never been a year when six majors were won by first timers'.

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