21. If certain names are considered a single entity, they take a singular verb: 17. When a single subject is connected by a singular subject, as well as, in addition, except, etc. with another name or pronoun, we use a singular verb. If you associate two names with either or not/or not, the verb must match the name that follows or still goes. When we build a sentence, verb and subject must correspond in number and in person. Thus, if the subject is singular number, the first person, the verb must be singular number. If the subject has the plural number, the third person, the verb must be plural number. Rickety Ron is a student of statistics who for many years ……. It`s his favorite subject. Ron has always enjoyed playing with numbers. Theatre science……. it`s his life, but every time he plays the stage, he`s mysteriously down there with the mumps.
Mumps……. Hsa……. It`s always been his loss! Ron is not good for games and opts for the least trying sport of all. For him, it`s bowling, darts and cards. The cards are ……. his favorite, though! He also likes aerobics. Aerobics, for him, ……. Is……. Relaxation and entertainment. 13.
Collective nouns such as group, crowd, herd, regiment, etc. are usually followed by a singular verb: Question 2: Bridging the gaps in each sentence in accordance with the subject-verb agreement. 4. The poet and singer agreed to come. (Here we use a plural verb, since the two names refer to two different people.) 12. No one knows how difficult it is to get first place. (Do not use a singular verb after anyone) 16. Some nouns are preceded by many, many, many, many, many, etc. These names take a singular verb if they refer to quantity or quantity. But they take a plural verb if they refer to the number: 2. The bouquet of roses is beautiful. (Collective names are usually followed by a singular verb) Now complete the sentence: For these names, we use a singular verb.
A.3. List the themes of the dialogues in A1 under the following headings. One of them was made as an example 15. Some names that seem to be plural in form when a pair is preceded by a single verb, z.B. shoes, scissors, pants, etc. 19. If two or more subjects are connected by nor or or linked, the verb is used according to the number of the nearest name: if we use a single name as the subject of a verb, we use a singular verb. Plural names take a plural: 8. Two or more names: If two or more names function as subjects, a plural verb is used: Definition of the subject-verb-verb chord the chord tells us about how a subject will approve its verb.
In general, the rules are tense in the category of the subject verb agreement, but apart from these rules, there are other rules according to which a subject accepts the verb.