English translation: has

English term or phrase:have
English translation:has
Entered by: Henry Hinds

04:59 Apr 15, 2005
English to English translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: have
A variety of software and hardware involved with the manufacture have been introduced and used according to GMP specifications

"Have" or "has"?
Jianming Sun
Local time: 16:12
The subject is "variety", singular.
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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 02:12
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5 +10has
Henry Hinds
3has been
petya yakova



1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +10

The subject is "variety", singular.

Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 02:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 8
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agree  Will Matter
2 mins
  -> Thanks, Will.

agree  Can Altinbay: Why not agree with the explanation? The subject is "variety", and is singular, just as Henry said. You tell 'em, Henry.
17 mins
  -> Thanks, Can.

agree  humbird
18 mins
  -> Thanks, Humbird.

agree  Stefan Balchev
19 mins
  -> Thanks, Selta.

agree  Ghyslaine LE NAGARD
41 mins
  -> Thanks, NewCal.

agree  Sophieanne
58 mins
  -> Thanks, Sophie.

agree  Kevin Kelly: Henry put it very succinctly and correctly. "Have" is grammatically wrong, period.
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Kevin. It is a common error when such situations are involved.

agree  Vicky Papaprodromou
2 hrs
  -> Thanks, Vicky.

agree  Saleh Chowdhury, Ph.D.
4 hrs
  -> Thanks, Saleh.

agree  Robert Donahue (X)
17 hrs
  -> Thanks, Robert.
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has been

has been introduced.....

petya yakova
Local time: 11:12
Native speaker of: Native in BulgarianBulgarian
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