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Verb Agreement Practice

In Uncategorized on December 20, 2020 at 1:25 am

Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: these words always take the plural form of the verb: These words are irregular plural names (names that are not formed by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: In this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb chord that confuse a lot of learning. “Half of the students come from another country.” “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France.

These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! “Some students won`t make it.” These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 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. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues.

4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 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.