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Dec 30 2009   9:20PM GMT

neither has or neither have?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Tags:
Business writing
CIO
grammar
netbook
Quiz
subject-verb agreement
laptop1.jpg Which is correct?
Neither of the netbooks _____ enough computing power for my purposes.
a. has
b. have

Correct answer: a

Explanation:
The pronoun neither is the subject of the sentence. Neither is singular and requires a singular verb (is).

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