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I am curious: is it proper usage of grammar to use these words together : Fairly quickly ex: We responded to the fire call fairly quickly.
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Bernadette, who always second guesses herself, asks...
Please be assured that the technical and cost proposal submitted by the State of Arizona's Criminal Justice Commission, along with those submitted by all of the other offerors, WERE OR WAS reviewed and evaluated in accordance with the technical evaluation criteria identified in the referenced FRN.
Anne answers...
The correct verb is "was" because you are really talking about the one proposal from the State of Arizona's Criminal Justice Commission. It was reviewed and evalutated in accordance with the technical evaluation etc.
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