"Is" or "Are"?

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"Is" or "Are"?

Post by Brahman » Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:15 pm

1. I don't know which of you is more wonderful," I said. "You or she."

My friend says that it should be "are" and not "is". I believe, according to prescriptive grammar, it should be "is". Am I right?

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Re: "Is" or "Are"?

Post by Alan » Mon Mar 05, 2012 5:47 am

Yes, you are!