15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: these words are irregular plural names (names that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the theme. 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. These words always take 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. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 6.
The brothers and their sister are good at studying. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. “Men don`t usually like to buy clothes.” 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. “Half of the students come from another country.” “40% of people don`t support the new law.” “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way.
9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. . 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 4.
Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 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. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case.
7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. 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. 9. The children and their mothers are missing. “Some students won`t make it.” 4.
The Fuhrer and his brothers belong to the same tribe. “How do you react when someone compliments you?”