When singular subjects have “each” or “each” in front of them, the verb is usually singular. Example: Insert is `or are` in the following sentences: 1. There ……. Two boys who are there. 2. There….. many students at school. 3. Today there is….. Many boys are absent from the class. 4.
If you need some money, there is….. A few in my pocket. 5. There….. Sixteen players selected for the tour of Australia. 6. There….. a fair balance between emotions and intelligence in him. 7. There….. Nothing so delightful. 8.
…….. Is there anyone? 9. There….. There is no light here. 10. There……. total darkness inside. Answers: 1.
are 2. are 3. are 4. 5. are 6. is 7. is 8. is 9 is 10. (c) When a sentence begins with “there”, the verb corresponds to the true subject that comes according to the verb. This is John. There are fifty students in my class. Insert the correct shape of the present in the spaces.
Verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home….. A lot of money. (Costs) 2. The new car….. Very quickly. (run) 3. Most things…..
more than before. (Costs) 4. This aircraft ……. faster than sound. (fly) 5. The lawn ……. It`s beautiful in summer. I don`t get 2,000 6. These children ……. in good health. I don`t get 2,000 7. One of the players…….
From my village. – I`m here. 8. These people….. to us in their own cars. – I`m here. Answers: 1. Cost 2. course 3. Cost 4. flies 5.
sees 6. 7. comes 8. If two singulars refer to the same person or the same thing, the verb must be singular. Example: if a plural noun is between a singular subject and its verb, the verb used is singular. Example: Identify the subject and verb of the following sentence either as a singular or a plural: since it is more than one person, the plural form of the verb is used. (b) A singular subject is sometimes confused as plural, for example. B when it begins with (one of, either, neither, nor, etc.).
Remember that they should be considered singular. Each of you is wrong. None of them work here. One of the teachers teaches English. The subject is plural, bear, so it is used because it is the plural form. If two subjects express an idea together, the verb will be in the singular. Example: the subject and verb of this sentence are indeed plural. The subject, the dart disc, is singular, so the verb must also be singular. (ii) may, must, must and must become and auxiliaries and must not have an “s” in the singular or plural. What the Lord asks, the servant will do. What these gentlemen will ask for is the servants who will do it. If “Will” is a complete verb that means desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and takes “-s” if the subject is the third singular individual….