Sub Verb Agreement Exercise

These words always take the plural form of the verb: these words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by adding -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of the verb indicated in parentheses. The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in English class: choose the right form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb concordance that baffl many learners. 9. The movie, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. „How do you react when someone compliments you?“ 21. The members of the commission (directing, directing) live very differently in private. „Many of the houses in this neighborhood don`t have garages.“ 6. Both the brothers and their sister are good at university…. 4. The chief, like his brothers, belongs to the same tribe.

23. All CDs, even scratched, are in this case. To talk about a single member of the police, we can say police officers or police officers – or the term gender-neutral police officer. „Some students are not going to succeed.“ 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. 5. George and Tamara (not, not) want to see this movie. . These words can be singular OR plural depending on what follows! 19.

There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there is only one! 22. The Prime Minister (greets, greets) with his wife the press cordially. „40% of people don`t support the new law.“ 2. Either my mother or my father (is, are) come to meet. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. These questions are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. 20. The committee (debates, debates) has carefully addressed these issues. „I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office right now.“ „Half of the students come from another country.“ 7. One of my sisters is on a trip to France.

10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, want) win. . „In general, men don`t like to buy clothes.“ 7. The students, accompanied by their teacher, had a picnic. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. . Note: In British English, „family“ and „team“ are often plural. There is a debate about the word „data“! Technically, the data is plural (the singular form is „date“). However, in everyday language, people often treat „data“ as „information“ – as countless nouns that adopt the singular form. Both forms are therefore correct: „The data is correct“ and „The data is correct“.

To learn more about the „data debate“, click here and here. 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, is) always on the floor. 16. Eight dollars (is, are) today the price of a movie….

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