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    В компании работает 10 человек ....
    Читая газету, я заметил такую форму: ...10 человек работают .......
    ранены 10 чл. .
    also...if I say около/более...is it still
    работает....or работают, no matter which number/figure?
    when having exact figures/numbers, it should be done like this (according to my book)

    2-4 plural..
    5...sg. ..as shown in the first sentence




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    Maybe someone more educated would correct me but I think that both 10 человек работает and 10 человек работают are correct, although I think that 10 человек работают is more correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Maybe someone more educated would correct me but I think that both 10 человек работает and 10 человек работают are correct, although I think that 10 человек работают is more correct.
    ...but the first variant as I saw are using more often...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrabus
    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    Maybe someone more educated would correct me but I think that both 10 человек работает and 10 человек работают are correct, although I think that 10 человек работают is more correct.
    ...but the first variant I saw are using more often...
    I did say that both are correct.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramil
    I did say that both are correct.
    I didn't say that any of them are wrong...
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    Re: acceptance

    Quote Originally Posted by krobatshov
    В компании работает 10 человек ....
    Читая газету, я заметил такую форму: ...10 человек работают .......
    ранены 10 чл. .
    also...if I say около/более...is it still
    работает....or работают, no matter which number/figure?
    when having exact figures/numbers, it should be done like this (according to my book)

    2-4 plural..
    5...sg. ..as shown in the first sentence




    Can somebody clear me up?
    With numbers you can use the neuter singular form of the verb or the plural. There are certain times when one is better than the other, but they can be quite complex. Often both are possible.

    человек declines irregularly.

    Nominative singular = (один) человек
    Genitive sinular = (два, три, четыре) человека
    Genitive plural with numerals = (пять) человек [Genitive plural is the same in form as nominative].
    Genitive plural without numerals (много) людей
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    Re: acceptance

    Quote Originally Posted by krobatshov
    В компании работает 10 человек ....
    Читая газету, я заметил такую форму: ...10 человек работают .......
    ранены 10 чл. .
    also...if I say около/более...is it still
    работает....or работают, no matter which number/figure?
    when having exact figures/numbers, it should be done like this (according to my book)

    2-4 plural..
    5...sg. ..as shown in the first sentence




    Can somebody clear me up?
    With numbers you can use the neuter singular form of the verb or the plural. There are certain times when one is better than the other, but they can be quite complex. Often both are possible.

    человек declines irregularly.

    Nominative singular = (один) человек
    Genitive sinular = (два, три, четыре) человека
    Genitive plural with numerals = (пять) человек [Genitive plural is the same in form as nominative].
    Genitive plural without numerals (много) людей
    Ingenting kan stoppa mig
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    Looks like there're no "strict" rules for that - I'll go with both the "работает 20 сотрудников / человек" and " ...ют.."

    I've never faced a situation nobody told me I was wrong with that..just wanted to make sure!

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