570 acres of land  ______ filled with gardens and cycling paths.

a. is

b. are

Are they both correct?

Is 'acres of land' singular or plural?

Thanks!

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kis2337 posted:

570 acres of land  ______ filled with gardens and cycling paths.

a. is
b. are

Are they both correct?

Hi, Kis,

Yes, they are both correct.

The singular represents the 570 acres as one piece of land.

The plural represents the 570 acres as 570 individual units of land.

 

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