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Which sentence uses a verb that agrees with its compound subject?

a. Bill or Rudy have called twice for Tim. b. Either Clara or her ...

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Which sentence uses a verb that agrees with its compound subject?

a. Bill or Rudy have called twice for Tim.
b. Either Clara or her sisters has borrowed my scissors.
c. Neither the umbrellas nor the tree protects us from the sun.
d. Peggy and Sydney is waiting for you.

Answer

The correct answer is letter C. The compound subject in the sentence are the words umbrellas and trees, since the words neither and nor were used the verb "protects" agrees with the subject closest to it, which is tree, in singular form.
The other sentences do not have correct grammatical structures.

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Upload Date: 5/31/2017

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