Verb And Subject Agreement Exercises

These words always take the plural form of the verb: In this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. These words are irregular plural names (substantials that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb subject is one of the first things you learn in English class: 15. Mathematics (are, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (are) Andreas the favorite subject. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! “Some students won`t make it.” “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” 4. The Fuhrer and his brothers belong to the same tribe.

“Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” “Half of the students come from another country.” “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. . 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 22.

The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 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. 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. 9.

The children and their mothers are missing. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 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. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France.

5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film.

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