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|The subject is one activist and the singular verb is has | |2. |b | | | | |The subject is to one group of people, so the verb form requires is right | |3. |a |The subject is plural, vitamins, and the verb must be plural too, "are" is correct. | | ...

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The Verb and Its Categories

The noun and the verb are the most important categories of speech. The verb is the most important. These categories are the nucleus of the sentence, which is composed of the subject and the predicate. The verb lexeme needs determination too. The verb must express time, person and other distinctions. Besides these distinctions, the verb must express such semantic functions as terminativity/boundness and non-terminativity. Process is expressed by the verb. It has an end point: the process of writing...

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Tenses of Verbs

PRESENT (main verb) I study English. He studies English. PAST (past tense of main verb) I studied English. He studied English. FUTURE (will or shall + main verb) I will study English. He will study English. PRESENT PERFECT (have or has + past participle of verb) I have studied English. He has studied English. PAST PERFECT (had + past participle of verb) I had studied English. He had studied English. FUTURE PERFECT (will or shall + have + past participle of verb) I will have...

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Verb and Gerund

THEORETICAL 2.1 Meaning of gerund According to Drs. Hariyono Rudy is a word that is used or functioning as a noun. Or it can also be said that the gerund is a verb that make to be a noun (verbal noun). According to Drs. John S. Hartono and friend gerund is a verb-ing form used as a noun. According to A. Ghani Johan is a form of the verb + ing that serves as an object, usually describe the process. Therefore gerund functions can occupy the subject, object, complement or description. Example: ...

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Reporting Verbs

ACADEMIC LEARNING AND LANGUAGE LEARNING GUIDE Reporting Verbs In academic writing, you will often need to refer to the research of others, also called secondary sources. A reporting verb is a word which is used to talk about or report on other people's work. Reporting verbs can be used to great effect, but the difficulty with using them is that there are many, and each of them has a slightly different and often subtle meaning. Introduction In academic writing, it is important to present...

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Noun: Pronoun and Verb

Examples: cowboy, theatre, box, thought, tree, kindness, arrival Verb A verb is a word which describes an action (doing something) or a state (being something). Examples: walk, talk, think, believe, live, like, want Adjective An adjective is a word that describes a noun. It tells you something about the noun. Examples: big, yellow, thin, amazing, beautiful, quick, important Adverb An adverb is a word which usually describes a verb. It tells you how something is done. It may also tell you when...

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Verb and Example

| Andrew said that he was right. He said to his father that he was right. | tell | to tell someone something (tell is followed by an object noun or pronoun) | Can you tell me the way to the station, please? | Note: In formal situations, the verb must be formed in the past tense. Andrew told me that he was right. Informal it is ok to say: Andrew told me that he is right. Some might say that he was right. | some people believe | It is said to bring good luck. | in the sense of "always"...

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Subject Verb Agreement

Subject-Verb Agreement 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, and the like take a singular verb. a. Great Expectations is our favorite. b. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People is my favorite book. 3. Use do for plural subjects and does for...

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20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement.

1. Use verbs that agree with a subject, not with a noun that is part of a modifying phrase or clause between verb and subject: “The pot of eggs is boiling on the stove.” 2. Use singular or plural verbs that agree with the subject, not with the complement of the subject: “My favorite type of movie is comedies,” but “Comedies are my favorite type of movie.” 3. Use singular verbs with singular indefinite pronouns — each, the “-bodies,” “-ones,” and “-things” (anybody, everyone, nothing), and the...

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Subject Verb Agreement

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 1. When words like the following are used as subjects, they take singular verb.   Everybody | Anybody | Somebody | Nobody | Each | Everyone | Anyone | Someone | No one | Either | Everything | Anything | Something...

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