Let me give you a few examples of mistakes made by people. Especially attention to expletatives (sentences as there are, there are, and it is). Here is the true subject following the verb: the examples also show that if the subject contains both singular and plural names, it generally seems the most natural to place the plural noun last, the closest to the verb. Compare the following sentences: The problem with the sentence he writes is that the theme of the sentence, “every night,” is singular, but the verb “quie” is plural. The subject and the verb must match. The correct answer is: “Every night for five straight nights was well below freezing.” Article 5 bis. Sometimes the subject is separated from the verb by such words, as with, as well as, except, no, etc. These words and phrases are not part of the subject. Ignore them and use a singular verb if the subject is singular. They usually refer to an earlier substantive sentence (the precursor) and there is a verb: a sentence can exist only if a subject makes, is or has something. Let`s ask a few questions about our example: now we know that the subject is class, and the verb is the word `are`. Can you say or write this: And why did it happen? It happened because the subject no longer has a verb.
So what`s the verb in this sentence? It is the verb of being. The underlined part of the sentence contains a verb error with “runs.” “John and Susan,” while the two singular nouns are together a plural and require a plural form instead of singular “races.” “Run to the finish line” is the right answer choice. Article 9. For collective subtantives such as the group, the jury, the family, the public, the population, the verb can be singular or plural, depending on the author`s intention. This actually has two problems – the verb “get,” which is plural, and the pronoun “she,” which is also plural. But the problem is that the theme “everyone” is unique. In this case, the one who refers to the Father (singular), and thus speaks the verb, is also singular. So let`s experiment and lower the first verb (with all that`s on it): To check out this difficult aspect of English grammar, take a look at our article on the pronoun chord. This is another very common error — the use of the verb of the wrong number in sentences with sentences with mid-set sentences.
Let`s learn to avoid a very common subject-verb chord error, to make people all the time – with the verb of the wrong number in sentences with singular indeterminate pronouns.