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    a great number of

    How is correct to say and why:
    There are/is a great number of plants.

    Tnank you all.

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    Re: a great number of

    Quote Originally Posted by tmarinova View Post
    How is correct to say and why:
    There are/is a great number of plants.

    Tnank you all.
    There are a great number of plants is correct. However, saying There is a great number of plants is also acceptable - here, you apply the so-called proximity agreement.

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