Was or Were? Nail Subject-Verb Agreement With 6 Rules

Which one looks correct to you?

A.) Lecturing on a breadth of subjects are interesting.

B.) Lecturing on a breadth of subjects is interesting.

Before I answer, let’s review the rules of subject-verb agreement in simple sentences:

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Style Quiz: Possessives

Just so we’re clear, I’m not talking about fashion. Correct apostrophe use with possessives is something even the best grammarians need a reminder of from time to time. Let’s start with the basics:

The boy’s ball rolled into the water.

There is one boy and the ball that belongs to him rolled into a stagnant, murky creek.

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