Overheard: Word of the Day

Jul 3 2008   1:01PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business, July 4

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct?

Each of the servers _____ partitioned.
a. is
b. are


Answer: a

Explanation

Ignore the prepositional phrase “of the servers.” The pronoun each is singular and requires a singular verb.

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