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Re: Group

Posted by R. Berg on November 03, 2003

In Reply to: Re: Group posted by ESC on November 03, 2003

: : Should we say: a group of words that HAS or HAVE a special meaning? Where can I find more info about grammatical rules related to this topic?

: My opinion -- group HAS.

The answer depends on what you intend to say has a special meaning. If it's the group, then "has." If it's the words, then "have." Most likely the words have meanings, the group doesn't, so you'd go with "have." "A group of words that have special meanings."