Rule 10. A plural element that concerns distance, weight, size, sum of money represents a single figure or quantity, the verb must be singular. Examples: Itinerary: Underline the correct verb in these sentences. 1. Son (run, run) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (barking, barking,) to strangers. 3. Tom and Maya (is, are) go to the movies. 4. The game (was, was) exciting.
5. You (worries, worries) too much. 6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8. It (was, were) amazing. 9.
These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (is, are) in the yard. But if these nouns are used without “a pair of”, they take a plural verblage: rule 5. If two subjects are connected by either or not yet, the verb corresponds to the subject closest to it. Examples: Rule 5: With words that indicate percentage of servings, fractions, majority, some, all, etc. Rule 1, which was given earlier, is the opposite, and we are directed from the noun to If the noun is according to the singular, use a singulate verb. If it is a plural, use a plural code. 15.
Some nouns that appear to be plural when a pair is preceded by them adopt a singular verb, for example.B. Shoes, scissors, trousers, etc. Rule 6: Use a singular verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc., if you are considered a unit. 19. If two or more subjects are related by nor or connected, the verb is used according to the number of the subject closest to them: Subject Verb Convention: The ability to find the appropriate subject and verb helps you correct subject-verb concordance errors. For a sentence to be grammatically correct, the verb must match the subject in the sentence. If the subject is “one of” followed by a plural noun, it accepts a singular verb. Fill in the blanks with the corresponding verbs in agreement with the subject. (a) A dog ………… A faithful animal. (b) Neither my parents nor relatives……. Last night, at the party.
(c) Each of the boys ……. In no uncertain terms. (d) The whole class as well as the principal of the school, …. accepted the proposal. (e) Neither Rasipa nor Reeta ……. The present. (f) His briefcase and wallet ………. was lost. (g) Policy ………….
his bread and butter. (h) The Commission …. has published its report. (i) Three parts of the activity …. I went to hurt. (j) Either he or me……… Erroneously. Answer: (a) is (b) where (c) is/war (d) hat (e) is/are (f) haben (g) hat (h) hat (i) is (j) am (ii) The second person takes a singular verb: subject and verb must correspond in number and person. Choose the correct form of the verbs indicated in parentheses in the following sentences: 12. .