2 May 2013

**Bonus Grammar Question**

This was heard on a flight announcement. The first person to explain the error and correct it gets an extra point!
The use of mobile devices are now permitted.


Marina 143 said...

The use of mobile devices is now permitted.

We should write "is" according to the rule for the noun - verb agreement. "Use" is a single noun; therefore, we must use single form of the verb "to be" for the third person "use".

Veronica Baig said...

MARINA: Great explanation:-)