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Rule "Possible agreement error: plural noun + singular verb"

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Description: Possible agreement error: plural noun + singular verb
Message: You should probably use: are.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • What happens when the dogs is released?
    Correction suggestion: are
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The dog is released.
  • How many stations is the journey to London?
  • What this does is forces me to a...
  • What this shows is that Liesel ha...
  • Alaska has drawn a line in the sand, and without getting into the legality of that, what that does is set the tone," Small said of the Alaska legislature and Gov. Tony Knowles moving to ensure the pipe is built the way the state wants it built, regardless.
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ID: AGREEMENT_SENT_START [21]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-26 22:33:06 +0200)