15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. These words always have the plural form of the verb: these subjects are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 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. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme.
Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. The subject-verb agreement 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: 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season.
10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” “Men don`t like to buy clothes.” 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.
. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there is (is) only one! . . 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. . “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office right now.” 6.
The brothers and their sister are good at studying. 4. The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe. . 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.