4. The poet and the singer agreed to come. (Here we use a plural verb because the two nouns refer to two different people.) Question 1. Choose the correct verb form that corresponds to the subject. Rule 5a: Sometimes the subject is separated from the verb by words such as with, and, for that matter, no, etc. These words and phrases are not part of the topic. Ignore them and use a singularverb if the subject is singular. Examples Rule 3: The verb in a sentence or, either/or, or neither corresponds to the noun or pronoun closest to it. Examples Rule 4: Generally use a pluralverb with two or more topics if they are through and connected. For example, question 3. Circle the correct verb in each of the sentences below.
Question 2. Complete the following sentences with an appropriate auxiliary link. (i) You have been driving non-stop for hours. You ________ are very tired. (a) must (b) can (c) use the present progressive form to talk about things you have planned or things that will happen in the future. To form the present, use am, is and are as auxiliaries or auxiliaries. Rule 9: For collective nouns such as group, jury, family, audience, population, the verb may be singular or plural, depending on the intention of the public. Examples 12. No one knows how difficult it is to reach the first place. (Don`t use a singular verb after anyone) In the present simple, if the subject is a noun or a singular pronoun, the verb takes the marker -s. 2.
The pink rose is beautiful. (Collective nouns are usually followed by a singular verb) 9. Seema and Nita went to school. (Use a plural after both. and..) Rule 2: Two singular subjects connected by or, either/or, or neither, require a singular verb. Examples Question 2. Choose the right verb and fill in the gaps: Rule 6: In sentences that begin with here or there, the real subject follows the verb. Examples Rule 8: With words that indicate parts – for example, many, a majority, some, all – Rule 1, which was given earlier in this section, is reversed, and we are guided by the name of. If the noun is after singular, use a singular. If it is in the plural. We use a plural agreement. Examples 10.
There are five pens in this box. (Use a pluralverb after that if the next noun is plural.) Rule 5b: Parentheses are not part of the topic. For example, if you connect two nouns to or, either / or neither / or, the verb must match the noun that is after or or. Rule of thumb: A singular subject (elle, Amit, auto) takes a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural substreb takes a plural verb. .