Verb Subject Agreement Exercise


Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. These words always have the plural form of the verb: these subjects are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: these words are irregular plural names (names that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: Note: In British English, “family” and “team” are often plural. . 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 3.

A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. . 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” “Half of the students come from another country.” These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 7.

One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. . 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. . “How do you react when someone compliments you?” 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 16.

Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. . 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 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. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. . .

. “Some students won`t make it.” 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press.

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