English base indefinite

Dictionary entry: indefinite
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There IS (not "are") an indefinite number of stars in the sky.
 
  • DrD

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    England English
    Hello,

    Thank you for your message. "A number of +[plural noun]" is a noun phrase. Therefore, it takes a plural verb. The sentence is correct.
     
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