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Underline the verb in parentheses that best completes each sentence. Spruce trees or oak trees (grow, grows) best in this type of climate.

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The general rule is that the verb form should always be in accordance with the subject. First, we must locate the subject. Since the subject is a compound subject, make sure to identify whether the compound subject is plural or singular.

When the compound subject is linked by ‘or’, ‘either-or’, and ‘neither-nor’, the verb should be in accordance with the subject nearest to it.

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