21. If certain names are considered as a single entity, they take a singular verb: here is the subject, the elements, the plural and therefore the verb must be plural. Article 8. The plural substantive in form, but the singular in the sense take the verb in the singular. “Examples: Rule 10. A plural noun that refers to distance, weight, amount, money supply represents a single figure or quantity, the verb must be singular. Examples: Directions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences. 1. The girl or her sisters (see, watch) television every day.
2. Rohan (no, no) loves sports. 3. His classmates or the boy (studies, studies) before a test. 4. One of the cookies (missing) is missing. 5. A lady with 10 dogs (live, live) in this big house.
6. Mumps is very serious. 7. The committee (decides) the date of the adjournment. 8. Our team (is, are) the best. 9. Everyone (enjoy, enjoy) a good song.
10. Either (is, are) adapted. Article 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. Fill the spaces with appropriate verb shapes. Select the answers in the brackets options. 14.
noun “classes” such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. take a singular verb: Question 3. Enter a verb in the drafts in accordance with its theme. (a) No news…. Good news. (b) The girl and the boy … Missing. (c) A third of the city … Flooded.
(d) “The Three Idiots” …. Director: Raju Hirani. e) Bhagwan Le, the writer, and the poet, …. Death. (f) saffron, white and green …. The colours of the Indian flag. g) chicken and cheese …. My favorite breakfast. (h) the crew …
Forced to get off the plane. (i) The ship with its crew, … untraceable. j) No one agreed. There………. many objections to the proposal. Answer: (a) is (b) have /c)is (e) is (e) is (g) is (g) is (h) was /a (i) was (j) if we use a single name as the subject of a verb, we use a singular verb. The plural names take a plural verb: 5.
One of Pluriel Nomen: If the subject is composed of `one of `plural nomen`, the verb is singular: 8. Two or more Substantive: If two or more nouns function as subjects, a plural is used: Exception 2: In the compound subtantes that are through and, the verb is singular. 7. “there” introduction: the verb must correspond to the actual theme that follows the introduction. If the subject is singular, then a singular verb will follow. If the subject itself is plural, “it” is followed by a plural verb: 1. Figure: The basic principle of the subject-verbal agreement is that singular subjects need singular verbs. The plural subjects need plural: 2. Person: The rules for the person are: (i) The first singular or plural person takes a singular verb: A.
In each of the following sentences is delivered a verb that agrees with its subject: But if these names are used without “a pair”, take a plural verb: 11. Pluriel Nomen with Singular Meaning: Nouns that are plural in form, but are singular in the sense usually take a singular verb: 6. Long Subject: If a clause or a long group of words is the subject, we must be careful that the verb matches the subject: Choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to it. In the example, a wish is expressed, not a fact; Therefore, what we usually consider plural is used with the singular subject.