Writing for Business

Oct 15 2008   12:32PM GMT

Writing for Business – is / are

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

microsoft_windows_hyper-v.jpg Which is correct?

Each of the child partitions _____  isolated.
a. is
b. are

Answer: a

The words each, each one, either, neither, everyone, everybody, anybody, anyone, nobody, somebody, someone, and no one are singular and require a singular verb.

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