# English

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1. A group of penguins were taking off to the sky.

2. A group of penguins was taking off to the sky.

(Which one is right? Do we have to use 'swere' or 'was' here?)

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The subject is 'group' which is singular. Which verb will you use?

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Do we have to use the singular verb 'was'?

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Yes, that's right!

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When figuring out the subject, take out prepositional phrases. In this case, the prepositional phrase is "of penguins."

A group was...
A group were...

"Was" obviously sounds correct.

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