Subject-Verb Agreement Exercises

During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in English class: 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. ”I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 8.

Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. ”Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. . 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues.

22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. 4. The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. ”40% of people don`t support the new law.” 9.

The children and their mothers are missing. . 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. Note: in British English, the ”family” and ”team” are often plural. . These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people . . .

Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. 10. Players, as well as the captain, (want, want) win. . . . 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! These words always have the plural form of the verb: Choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. . .

. 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. ”Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. ”How do you react when someone compliments you?” 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. ”Half of the students come from another country.” These words are irregular plural names (substantial ones that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: ”Some students are not going to arrive.” 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. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor.

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