In the sentence above, the verb changed depending on the person of the subject. Thus, we know that the verb corresponds to the subject in number and in person. It`s known as subject – verb concord. Article 11. Names such as food, furniture, crockery, stationery, etc. are singular, so the verb must be singular. Examples: 18. A singular verb is used with singular pronouns, for example, each. B, neither, nor anyone, etc. 14. The names “classes” such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. take a singular verb: Rule 1: If there are two subjects in a sentence, bound to and, the verb is always plural.
8. Two or more nouns: if two or more nouns act as subjects, a plural verb is used: with the exception: in one or two or a sentence, if the subject is composed, i.e. one subject is the singular and the other plural, then the word agrees with the name or pronoun closest to it. Article 6. If the names are assembled in form and form a unit, the verb must be singular. Examples: But if these nouns are used without “a couple,” they take a plural verb: 7. “there” introduction: the verb must correspond to the actual subject that follows the introduction. If the subject is singular, then a singular verb will follow. If the subject itself is plural, “da” is followed by a plural verb: 13. Collective nouns such as group, quantity, herd, regiment, etc., are usually followed by a singular verb: if two or more individual subjects are bound by `mit`, `together with “, `and no`, `near`, `no less then`, the verb is in the singular.
3. Infinite Substantive: If we use an unspeakable noun as the subject of a verb, we use a singular form of verb: 10. Plural name: The title of a book, the name of a house or hotel in the plural takes a singular verb: Directions: Emphasize the right verb in these sentences. 1. The girl or her sisters (see, watch) television every day. 2. Rohan (no, no) loves sports. 3. His classmates or the boy (studies, studies) before a test. 4.
One of the cookies (missing) is missing. 5. A lady with 10 dogs (live, live) in this big house. 6. Mumps is very serious. 7. The committee (decides) the date of the adjournment. 8. Our team (is, are) the best. 9.
Everyone (enjoy, enjoy) a good song. 10. Either (is, are) adapted. 6. Long Topic: If the subject is a clause or a long group of words, we must ensure that the verb is consistent with the theme: Rule 6: Use a singular verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc., if they are considered a unit.