Key: subject – yellow, bold; Verb – green, you point to Rule 5: with words that indicate percentage, fraction, majority, some, all, etc. Rule 1, which was given earlier, is reversed, and we are guided by the name to If the noun after is singular, use a singular verb. If it`s plural, use a plural verb. 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. For example, mathematics is a simple subject for some A. Other words in this category are: economy, mumps, measles, rupees, news, politics, statistics, citizen, etc. The indeterminate pronoun, none, can be either singular or plural; It doesn`t matter if you use a singular or a plural adverb, unless something else in the sentence determines its number. If no one wants to say anything, we can choose a plural verb as in “None of the engines work,” but if something else pushes us to consider none as one, we want a singular verb, as in “None of the food is obsolete.” Here is the subject, the items, the plural, and therefore the verb must be plural. Rule 3: Two subjects related by either, or, or, or, or, do not require a single verb.

These words are irregular plural names (names that are not formed by adding -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: exception: If the collective noun is not used as a unit, but for different individuals or things, then it will take a verb in the plural. Q. Fill in the spaces and select the right verbs in brackets. Exception 2: In compound subtantives that are of and connected, the verb is singular. However, the plural verb is used when the focus is on the individuals in the group. It`s much rarer. Q. In each of these sentences, specify a verb in keeping with the theme. Rule 7: Collective names such as family, couple, staff, public, etc. take a singular verb.

For example, Ram and Shyam go on the market. Exception 1: If there are two subjects in a sentence, bound to and preceded by each, then the verb is always singular. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. The word hair takes the singular verb or plural verb, give the example of the exception: In one or one sentence, if the subject is composed, i.e. one subject is singular and the other is plural, then the verb agrees with the noun or pronoun that is closest to it. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. 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. These words always have the plural form of the verb: Rule 1: If there are two subjects in a sentence, associated with and, the verb is always plural.