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Reply Tue 18 May, 2021 09:14 am
Which sentence is correct:

The cabinet detach and reset was completed.
or
The cabinet detach and reset were completed.
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Reply Tue 18 May, 2021 08:36 pm
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Mame
 
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Reply Thu 20 May, 2021 11:37 pm
@LBrinkmann,
LBrinkmann wrote:

Which sentence is correct:

The cabinet detach and reset was completed.
or
The cabinet detach and reset were completed.


My general take on this is:

If "cabinet detach and reset" were one component or event, it would be "was completed".

But if it were two events, then "were completed" would be correct.
LBrinkmann
 
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Reply Mon 24 May, 2021 02:16 pm
@Mame,
Thank you!
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