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    #1

    A total was/were

    A total of 200 cars were sold.
    A total of 200 cars was sold.

    Should I use 'was' or 'were'?

    Many thanks.

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    Re: A total was/were

    Hi,
    I'd say 'were'

    cheers,
    not a teacher

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