Inconsistencies with negative statements are made with yes – pronoun – auxiliary verb. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. . This is tiger hunting. It`s unique. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. Here, the precursor of the relative prono bite is a singular noun (animal) and therefore we use the singular verb. These words are irregular plural names (substantial ones that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: .
. In this grammar exercise, understanding the rules of the agreement is tested. Fill the spaces. These words always have the plural form of the verb: . . If a dozen are used according to a number, it has no plural form. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 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. “Half of the students come from another country.” Although vermin is unique in form, it is still used as a plural noun. 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. “How do you react when someone compliments you?” “40% of people don`t support the new law.” 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 1. You don`t like it. Yes, that`s what I do. 2. “She doesn`t have a job.” “No, that`s not the case.” 3.
“It`s a great movie.” No, that`s not it. 4. Rocky can`t swim. Me neither. 5. She wasn`t late, but it was you. 6. He`s drunk. “No, it`s not him.” 7.
He speaks German very well. That`s how I can. 8. `He`s not coming back.` “Yes, he will.” 9. `I didn`t break it. Yes, that`s what you did. 10. Tom was not there. It was not his brother either. 11. I loved the movie, but not my brother. 12.
You don`t know him. Yes, that`s what I do. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: the singular and plural means stop at -s. “I don`t know if anyone`s in the office right now.” 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. The affirmative supplements to the positive remarks are made with this help – pronoun. “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” When means are used with the importance of wealth, it is always plural. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject.