Subject Agreement Exercises

15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb concordance that baffl many learners. These questions are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. Select the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. Subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in English class: 21. The members of the commission (guide, guide) are very different in private. 22. The Prime Minister (greets, greets) with his wife the press cordially. “Some students are not going to succeed.” “Half of the students come from another country.” 4.

The chief, like his brothers, belongs to the same tribe. 9. The movie, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to watch. . 7. The students, accompanied by their teacher, had a picnic. 8. The man with all the birds (live, live) in my street.

3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 5. George and Tamara (not, not) want to see this movie. . 10. The players, as well as the captain, (want, want) win. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” To talk about a single member of the police, we can say police officers or police officers – or the term gender-neutral police officer. 20. The committee (debates, debates) examines these issues carefully.

2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. Note: In British English, “family” and “team” are often plural. . These words always take the plural form of the verb:. “Many of the houses in this neighborhood don`t have a garage.” These words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by the addition of -s) and adopt the plural form of the verb: combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of the verb indicated in parentheses. . 2.

Either my mother or my father (is, are) come to meet. 7. One of my sisters is on a trip to France. . 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. “In general, men don`t like to buy clothes.” 23. All CDs, even scratched, are in this case. . “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office right now.” There is a debate about the word “data”! Technically, the data is plural (the singular form is “date”). However, in everyday language, people often treat “data” as “information” – as countless nouns that adopt the singular form. Both forms are therefore correct: “The data is correct” and “The data is correct”.

To learn more about the “data debate”, click here and here. . “40% of people don`t support the new law.” These words can be singular OR plural depending on what follows! 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 16. Eight dollars (is, are) today the price of a film. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag.

Now there is only one! 6. Brothers and their sister are good at studying….