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Relative clause modifier is a noun modifier and should be placed next to the noun it modifies.

But it can also be separated by a short essential modifier from the noun.

I am confused in constructions such as 'one of the many cases that deal/deals with ......'

Should the verb deal/deals be singular or plural. If it is plural the clause could mean to modify the 'many cases' and the sentence could refer to 'one of the many cases, which deal with ...'.
If it is singular the clause could refer to 'one case' out of many cases and that one case deals with ....

Please explain which one is correct. As I understand the noun modifier has to touch the noun but at the same time it could be separated by a short essential modifier.

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Relative clause modifier is a noun modifier and should be placed next to the noun it modifies.

But it can also be separated by a short essential modifier from the noun.

I am confused in constructions such as 'one of the many cases that deal/deals with ......'

Should the verb deal/deals be singular or plural. If it is plural the clause could mean to modify the 'many cases' and the sentence could refer to 'one of the many cases, which deal with ...'.
If it is singular the clause could refer to 'one case' out of many cases and that one case deals with ....

Please explain which one is correct. As I understand the noun modifier has to touch the noun but at the same time it could be separated by a short essential modifier.

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In an effort improve the quality of patient care, Dr. Lydia Temoscho is directing one of several clinical research projects that seek to determine the extent that psychological counseling helps to supplement the medical treatment of serious disease.
(A) seek to determine the extent that psychological counseling helps to supplement
(B) seek to determine how helpful psychological counseling is in supplementing
(C) seeks to determine how helpful psychological counseling is to supplement
(D) seeks to determine to what extent psychological counseling is a help in supplementing
(E) seeks to determine the extent that psychological counseling is helpful in supplementing
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what is the answer to this is it E???
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New post 02 Sep 2015, 08:47
proper form is "one of the"+plural noun+that+verb{plural}

a person's total calorie intake is only one of the many factors that determine{not determines}....................

I think answer should be A
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