The cherry blossoms has/have withered

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Tan Elaine

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The cherry blossoms has withered.

I saw the above sentence in a test set locally. Should be verb be 'have'?

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As an NES but not a teacher, I would, like you, expect subject/verb agreement.
I would have used "blossom" rather than "blossoms".

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Use the verb inflection appropriate to the noun inflection: blossoms have/ blossom has. But you can choose either number; just be consistent.

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I would use blossom, though. :up:
 
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