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  1. Unregistered
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    #1

    doesn't and don't

    A missed letter in a word and an extra word don't really count?

    A missed letter in a word and an extra word doesn't really count" ?

    I say the latter is correct. What is the rule behind this?

    Thanks.


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    #2

    Re: doesn't and don't

    The first one uses a plural verb, which goes with the two subjects: a missed letter and an extra word.

    Why are the sentences given question marks?


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    #3

    Re: doesn't and don't

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    A missed letter in a word and an extra word don't really count?

    A missed letter in a word and an extra word doesn't really count" ?

    I say the latter is correct. What is the rule behind this?

    Thanks.
    Why do you think that the second one is the best choice, Unreg?

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