From my community newspaper:
"Over the past 18 months, the safety and well-being of neighborhoods surrounding the airport has become a serious concern."
I have a serious concern about this: there is more than one concern in the sentence:
the safety of neighborhoods
the well-being of neighborhoods
Therefore, we need to pluralize everything:
the verb "has become" (should be "have become")
"a serious concern" (should be "serious concerns")
Here's the rewrite:
"Over the past 18 months, the safety and well-being of neighborhoods surrounding the airport have become serious concerns."
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