C. Fill the spaces with the verb corrector in the parentheses. Verb-Accord Topic: Being able to find the right topic and verb will help you correct the errors of the subject verb agreement. For a sentence to be grammatically correct, the verb must match the subject in the sentence. Instructions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences. 1. Sohna (running, running) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (bark, barking, etc.) in strangers. 3. Tom and Maya (are, are) at the movies. 4.
The game (was, was) exciting. 5. You (worries, worries) too. 6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8.C was (was) amazing. 9.
These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (east, are) in the yard. Rule 6: Use a single verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc. if they are considered a unit. 14. “Class” names such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. adopt a single 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. In the example, a wish is expressed, not a fact; Therefore, what we usually consider plural is used with the singular subject. The subject and the verb must correspond in number and in person. 16. Some substantives precede 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: 19. If two or more subjects are related by nor or or or bound, the verb is used according to the number of the nearest name: Rule 1.
A singular subject takes the verb in the singular and a plural subject takes the verb in the plural. Note: All English verbs are plural, we make them s or verb. Examples: (i) Naina walks every day. (ii) Workers are on strike. 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. Rule 4: Sometimes the subject is separated from the verb by such words, as with, as well as, except, no, etc. These words and phrases are not part of the subject.
Ignore them and use a singular verb if the subject is singular. Principle: A singular subject (she, the bear, the car) takes a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural subject takes a plural verb. Example: 13. Collective nouns such as group, quantity, herd, regiment, etc.