Exercises For Subject And Verb Agreement

During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. These words are irregular plural names (names that are not formed by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of the verb indicated in parentheses. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English: these words always take the plural form of the verb: choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the theme. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. . “How do you react when someone compliments you?” . 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win.

4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. . 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. . 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 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.

“Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! . 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. “Half of the students come from another country.” “Some students won`t make it.” 22.

The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 4. The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe. The brothers and their sister are good at college. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” There is a debate about the word “data”! Technically, the data are plural (the singular shape is “date”). But in common usage, people often treat “data” as “information” – like a myriad of nostun that takes on a singular form. So both forms are correct: “The data is correct” and “The data is accurate.” To learn more about the “data debate,” click here and here. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. .

20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. Note: in English, “family” and “team” are often plural. . . . . . . . .

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9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now it is (is, are) there is only one left!.