Choose the best answer:
1.The number of spurs ( 'is', 'are', 'am') not identifiable.
2. One of the injection sites on the biceps ( seem, seems, seeming) inflamed.
3. Digital examination of the lungs ( reveals, reveal, revealing) consistent pink tissue.
4. The patient's family is less agreeable than ( she, her, them).
Thank - you
Grammar - SraJMcGin, Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:29pm
1. number is (spurs are) but here the subject is "number"
4. she (than she is)
Grammar - Ms. Sue, Thursday, May 12, 2011 at 10:32pm
The subject, "number," is singular, so the verb is "is."
Note that "spurs" can't be the subject because it's in a prepositional phrase (of spurs.)
This is tricky -- but in this construction, what you mean is: ". . . less agreeable than she is."