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I came across the below sentence but it got me thinking why there's a singular verb after a plural.

Two shots of Vodka is what I would be happy with.

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    Vodka is the Subject. Since vodka is an uncountable noun, "Is" is used. – Luciferangel Jan 21 '17 at 14:06
  • @Luciferangel No, shots is the subject; vodka is the object of the preposition. But two shots is still singular. – tchrist Jan 21 '17 at 14:42
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    When a plural subject is conceived as a single idea or goal, it is frequently more natural to use a singular verb. Two days on the beach is all I need to recover. Or: Two rounds of golf is what I'm aiming for. Or: Two wives is one wife too many. – Ronald Sole Jan 21 '17 at 19:48