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Apr 21 2009   5:56PM GMT

Common grammar mistakes – pronoun agreement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
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pronouns

Which is correct?

Widget Company has announced that ________ testing a new scheduling and tracking software application from NDS.
a. it is
b. they are


Answer: a

Explanation:
A company is a singular entity. Use a singular pronoun.

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