Question

On that dark night, his son and pupil were sent away for a long stay in another country.

Choose the option that best corrects the underlined word. [Basic]

A

was

B

will be

C

are

D

NO CHANGE

Hard

Solution

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Correct option is D)

Subjects that are joined by 'and' in a sentence takes a plural verb. 'Were' used in the sentence is correct. Thus correct option is D. 'Son' and 'Pupil' are the subjects in the sentence. Hence, options A, B and C are wrong according to the rule. 

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