Phrase Replacement Question 17

Q:

Either the principal or his colleagues has submitted their resignation. 

  1. has submitted his resignation
  2. have submitted his resignation
  3. is submitted his resignation
  4. have submitted their resignation
  5. No correction required
Level: Medium

option d 

Explanation: When two or more subjects are connected by ‘either – or’ the verb is according to the nearest subject.
Another example: Either her father or her sisters have to attend the meeting.

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