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Shift in Number of Subject and Resultant Subject-Verb Disagreement.  

Stacy Christiansen

in AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors (11th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2020
Published Online: 
Feb 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/jama/9780190246556.003.0007.022.0309
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Elliptical constructions involve omission of the auxiliary verb because it is understood. Her cholesterol levels were measured and her vital signs recorded. The patient was examined and admitted. This construction should not be used (ie, the auxiliary verb should not be omitted) if the number of the subject changes....

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