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Aug 7 2008   1:27PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business 0807

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

job_candidate.jpg Which is correct?

Neither of the job candidates ______ going to be low-maintenance. They are just too young.
a. are
b. is

Answer: b

When neither is used as a subject, it takes a singular verb.

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