subject-verb agreement: a second group was/were?

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subject-verb agreement: a second group was/were?

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Hello, Allan.

Is the following sentence grammatically correct?

"In the study, this was done by employing a second group that were offered the same choices plus one more."

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Re: subject-verb agreement: a second group was/were?

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Yes, although only for BrE users. AmE users would prefer 'was' (singular).
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