Agreement Of The Verb With The Subject Exercises

The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in teaching English: combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of the verb indicated in parentheses. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb concordance that baffl many learners. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. These questions are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. These words always take the plural form of the verb: 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) in my street. These words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by the addition of -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: 22. The Prime Minister, with his wife, (greets, greets) warmly the press. Select the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject.

21. Committee members (lead, lead) live very differently in private. 10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, want) to win. „In general, men don`t like to buy clothes.“ „Half of the students come from another country.“ 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. . 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. These words can be singular OR plural depending on what follows! „How do you react when someone compliments you?“ 23.

All CDs, even scratched, are in this case. „Some students are not going to succeed.“ 20. The committee (debates, debates) examines these issues carefully. 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 4. The chief, like his brothers, belongs to the same tribe. 2. Either my mother or my father (is, are) come to meet.

Note: In British English, „family“ and „team“ are often plural. 16. Eight dollars (that`s, it is) the price of a movie these days. „40% of people don`t support the new law.“ 9. The movie, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch. 6. Brothers and their sister are good at their studies. To talk about a single member of the police, we can say police officers or police officers – or the term gender-neutral police officer. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag….

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