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    • Join Date: Oct 2007
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    #1

    was or were

    "There was every effort made to resuscitate him."

    hi,
    once ''every effort'' is plural, isn't the correct form ''were'' instead of ''was''?
    thanks


    • Join Date: Oct 2006
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    #2

    Re: was or were

    Every effort was made // All efforts were made

    Every effort is singular.

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