These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. The subject verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: 15. Mathematics is John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andreas the preferred subject. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. “Some students won`t make it.” 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. “40% of people don`t support the new law.” Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. These words always have the plural form of the verb: 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. .
“How do you react when someone compliments you?” . 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” “Many houses in this area don`t have garages.” 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. . 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 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.
10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press.
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. . . . 9. The children and their mothers are missing. 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season.
. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. . 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. 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.