>>>>Need English language help!<<<<

Firstname Lastname Lastname at cshl.org
Fri Sep 9 10:05:07 EST 1994

In article <belin-070994161359 at anapat1.univ-lyon1.fr>,
belin at cimacpcu.univ-lyon1.fr (CJF 90/10 INSERM) wrote:

> Hello everybody.
> What's following is not a joke...I'm writing a paper, and because my
> english is rather poor I've got a little problem.
> Here my problem :
> " (...) were detected as early as the twentieth day of gestation in rat
> embryo before any nerve ending        is/are      observed in the pineal
> gland."
> Thank you very much for your help.
> Bye
> Roger 

"...before any nerve ending(S WERE) observed in..."
--verb tense agreement.

Good luck,

Henry Tobin

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