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Section 6.8.1.2

Sentences Beginning with There

If your sentence begins with there and the subject follows the verb, youneed to pay special attention to subject-verbagreement. If the noun following thereis singular, the verb should be singular.


Unacceptable

There have been much advancement in prostheses in recentyears.

Acceptable

There has been much advancement in prostheses in recentyears.

--Linglei Xu, "Bone Talk," SciTech Magazine


If the noun following there is plural, the verb should be plural.


Unacceptable

There is many ideas of how to organizeassemblers.

There are many ideas of how to organizeassemblers.


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