8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. 15. Mathematics is John`s favorite subject, while Civics Andreas is the preferred subject. 22. The Prime Minister and his wife warmly welcome the press. 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 tuning that confuse many learners.
These words always have the plural form of the verb: choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in English class: 2. Either my mother or my father comes to the meeting. . “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 9. The film, including all previews, takes about two hours to see. 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. . 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. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 20.
The Committee is carefully considering these issues. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 21. Committee members have a very different privacy. . 16. Eight dollars is the price of a movie these days. . 4.
The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe. . . . 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 10. The players, as well as the captain, want to win. “Half of the students come from another country.” “Some students won`t make it.” 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. . These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. . 4.
Either my shoes or your coat is always on the floor. . . . 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic.
“I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 23. All CDs, including those scratched, are in this case. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. There is only one left.