These words are irregular plural names (names that are not formed by adding -s) and they adopt 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. These words always have the plural form of the verb: 15. Mathematics is John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is, are) Andreas` favorite subject. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. 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 chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: . 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. . – „How do you react when someone compliments you?“ 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. 7.
One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. „Some students won`t make it.“ 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. . Note: in British English, „family“ and „team“ are often plural. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. . . . 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor.
2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. 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. . 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. . 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 4. The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe.
. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic.
„I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office right now.“