22. The Prime Minister (greets, greets) with his wife the press cordially. Rule 7: Collective nouns such as family, couple, staff, public, etc., adopt a singular verb. Instructions: Underline the correct verb in these sentences. 1. Son (run, run) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (barking, barking,) to strangers. 3.
Tom and Maya (is, are) go to the movies. 4. The game (was, was) exciting. 5. You (worries, worries) too much. 6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8. It (was, were) amazing.
9. These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (is, are) in the yard. Rule 3: Two singular subjects, which are connected by or, or not, nor/or connected, require a singular verb. Rule 6: Use a singular verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc., if you are considered a unit. In these sentences are composite names of break and entry and bed & breakfast. Exception 3: If two singular nouns refer to the same person or thing, although they are by and connected, the verb is singular.
21. If some nouns are considered as a single entity, they adopt a singular verb: 7. „there”: the verb must correspond to the very subject following the introduction. If the subject is singular, a singular verb follows. If the subject itself is plural, then „there” is followed by a plural abbreviation: Rule 2: A subject comes before a sentence that begins with It is a key rule for understanding the subjects. The word of is the culprit of many subject errors. Fake: A bouquet of roses gives color and fragrance to the space. That`s right: a bouquet of roses gives. (Ostrich loan, do not lend roses) In the example, we express a wish, not a fact; This is why the were, which we usually consider a plural verblage, is used with the singular. 3.
Incalculable noun: If we use an incalculable subject as the subject of a verb, we use a singular form of the verb: 15. Some nouns, which seem plural in shape when a pair is preceded by them, adopt a singular verb, for example.B. shoes, scissors, pants, etc. 17. If a singular subject is associated by and in addition to, except, etc., with another subject or pronoun, we use a singular verb. Choose the correct form of the verbs indicated in parentheses in the following sentences: Rule 5: Indicate with the words percentage, fraction, majority, some, all, etc. . .