SUBJECT VERB AGREEMENT
The subject and the verb must agree in number: both must be singular or both must be plural. Students have problems with subject verb agreement when the verb is a form of be or have, or when the verb is in present tense.
Rules for subject verb agreement
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Subject / Verb Agreement
WHAT IS AGREEMENT?
As you know, when words agree they are of the same number. This concept means that take singular . subjects take plural verbs. Singular means one; plural means more than one.
CHOOSE BETWEEN SINGULAR AND PLURAL VERBS
To decide whether to use a singu
The following are common rules on subject-verb agreement:
1. Nouns in plural form but singular in meaning take a singular verb.
a. Statistics is my favorite subject.
b. Measles attack the whole town.
2. Plural titles of the books, periodicals, films,
Subject and Verb Agreement
1. Collective Nouns
* Consider a collective noun singular when it refers to a group as a whole.
The orchestra rises.
My family loves to travel.
* Consider it plural when it refers to each member of a group individually.
The orchestra are voting for their new
SUBJECT AND VERB AGREEMENTBottom of Form
NOTE: We will use the convention of a thin underline for subjects and a thick underline for verbs.
Being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct errors of agreement.
The list of items is/are on the desk.
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Subject And Verb Agreement
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