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Jul 9 2008   10:55PM GMT

Quiz: Writing for business – July 9, 2008

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Which is correct?

Six months _____ too long to wait for approval from product development.
a. is
b. are

Answer: a

In this sentence, six months is a unit of time. One unit of time. Use a singular verb.

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