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16:58 Aug 6, 2004
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English to English translations [PRO] Linguistics
English term or phrase:syntax query
"A total of xx semester hours is required"
"A total of xx semester hours are required"
I need to solve a debate between two native English speakers (oy!), and will appreciate your assistance as to which one is correct and why.
now, how am I supposed to grade this? there I was, happily about to give my points to Vicky, whose answer matched my own thoughts on this subject, when Ruth showed up with a strong case...I am just going to pass this page on to the interested parties, and let them continue their debate...thanks to all for offering your point of view, my apologies for feeling it would not be fair to assign points :)