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is or are

Postby Hela » Sun Dec 23, 2012 3:38 pm

Hello Alan,

Would you please tell me which form of the verb is needed here and why ?

All staff is / are required to complete the questionnaire.

Thank you for your help.
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Re: is or are

Postby Alan » Fri Dec 28, 2012 6:00 am

Are.

'Staff' determined by 'all' (without article) is always plural.
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