Exercise Of Subject Verb Agreement
Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. These words always have the plural form of the verb: These words are irregular plural names (nouns that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: 15. Mathematics is John`s favorite subject, while The Civics (are) Andreas is the preferred subject. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: these subjects are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. To refer to a single member of the police, we can say policeman or police — or the term neutral from a gender point of view. 3.
A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” “How do you react when someone compliments you?” 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 4. The Fuhrer and his brothers belong to the same tribe. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. . . .
“Men don`t like to buy clothes.” These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 9. The children and their mothers are missing. . 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there is (is) only one! . . Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press.
5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 8.
Man with all birds (live, live) on my way. . . . 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. There is a debate about the word “data”! Technically, the data are plural (the singular shape is “date”).