Rule 5: With words that indicate percentage, group, majority, some, all, etc. Rule 1, which was given earlier, is reversed, and we are guided by the name to If the noun after is singular, use a singular verb. If it`s plural, use a plural verb. In the example, a wish is expressed, not a fact; Therefore, what we usually consider plural is used with the singular subject. Rule 2: A theme will be in front of a sentence beginning with that sentence. The word of is the culprit in many verb verb error topics. False: A bouquet of roses gives color and fragrance to the space. That`s right: A bouquet of roses ready… (the bouquet ready, does not lend roses) Here is the subject, the items, the plural, and therefore the verb must be plural. When we build a sentence, verb and subject must correspond in number and in person. Thus, if the subject is singular number, the first person, the verb must be singular number. If the subject has the plural number, the third person, the verb must be plural number. Instructions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences.

1. Sohna (running, running) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (bark, barking, etc.) in strangers. 3. Tom and Maya (are, are) at the movies. 4. The game (was, was) exciting. 5.

You (worries, worries) too. 6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8.C was (was) amazing. 9. These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (east, are) in the yard. Verb-Accord Topic: Being able to find the right topic and verb will help you correct the errors of the subject verb agreement.

For a sentence to be grammatically correct, the verb must match the subject in the sentence. Rule 4: 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. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. Instructions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences. 1. The girl or her sisters (see, watch) television every day. 2. Rohan (no, no) loves sports.

3. His classmates or the boy (studies, studies) before a test. 4. One of the cookies (missing) is missing. 5. A lady with 10 dogs (live, live) in this big house. 6. Mumps is very serious.

7. The committee (decides) the date of the adjournment. 8. Our team (is, are) the best. 9. Everyone (enjoy, enjoy) a good song. 10. Either (is, are) adapted.

Question 3. Enter a verb in the drafts in accordance with its theme. (a) No news………………. Good news. (b) The girl and the boy……………… Missing. (c) A third of the city………………. flooded. (d) “The Three Idiots” ……………. Director: Raju Hirani. e) Bhagwan Das, the writer, and the poet, ……………….

death. (f) saffron, white and green………………. The colours of the Indian flag. g) chicken and cheese……………. My favorite breakfast. (h) the crew………………… Forced to get off the plane. (i) The ship with its crew, …………… untraceable.

j) No one agreed. there………………………. many objections to the proposal. Answer: (a) is (b) have/have (c) is (e) a (f) (g) is (h) was/was (i) was (j) were rule 7: collective nouns like family, couple, staff, public, etc. take a singular verb. Exception 2: In compound subtantives that are of and connected, the verb is singular. Rule 6: Use a single verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc. if they are considered a unit.