Today’s question mark is on dealing with compound subjects and the adverbs each and every.
The traveler and the local each has reason to love the beach.
The traveler and the local each have reason to love the beach
OK, according to the Scott, Forseman Handbook for Writers, the verb in these can be either love or loves. It’s only when each is before the compound subject that the verb has to be the singular loves.
Each traveler and local has reason to love the beach.
If there are two possible structures for when each shows up after the compound subject, then that means there are two possible interpretations.
So, what are they?
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