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Staff spends or Staff spend?

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Staff spends or Staff spend?

Postby agentsmith » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:41 am

Hello.

I am trying to use "spend" or "spends" with "staff" correctly:

"My staff spends more time on work" or "My staff spend more time on work"

Thanks kindly in advance

MrS
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Re: Staff spends or Staff spend?

Postby Alan » Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:51 pm

Both possible. AmE prefers the singular.
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