For example, he is a good boy. (Singular subject, singular verb) They are good players (plural subject, plural) (b) A singular subject is sometimes confused as plural, z.B. when it begins with (one by, neither, nor, nor, nor, etc.). Remember that they should be considered singular. Every one of you is wrong. None of them work here. A teacher teaches English. It should be noted that the article is used only once if both names relate to the same person. If one referred to different people, the article would be used before each noun and the verb would be plural. Example: 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (are) Andreas the favorite subject. When individual subjects have “everyone” or “all” in front of them, the verb is usually singular. Example: two or more subjects related by `or`, `nor`, `neither`, `neither` or `nor`, take a verb in the singular.
For example, insert the correct shape of the current shape into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly. (walking) 3. Most things……… more than before.
(costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children………
very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players……… From my village. (to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2.
works 3. Cost 4. Steal 5. looks 6. 7. 7. comes 8. Coming If two themes together express an idea, the verb will be in the singular. Example: Question 3. Highlight the verbs in the sentences below and indicate whether they are in the active or passive voice. (i) Sita loves Savitri.
(ii) The wall is built by the mason. (iii) Some boys helped the injured man. (iv) The man killed the snake. v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Answer: (i) Sita loves Savitri. – (Active) (ii) The wall is built by the mason. – (Passive) (iii) Some boys helped the injured. – (Active) (iv) Man killed the snake. – (Active) (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram.
Prepared — (Active) has been eaten – (Passive) A helping verb tells when the action of a sentence takes place. The verb helping has several forms on, is, are, were and will be. Examples: A. Highlight the subject (or composite subject), then co-click on the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. Question two. Specify whether the verbs highlighted in the sentences below have been used in their transitive or intransfivable forms. (i) Ants fought wasps. (ii) Some ants struggle hard. (iii) Ring the bell, Rama. iv) The vessel was shipped quickly.
(v) This horse never happens. Answer: (i) Transitiviv (ii) Intransitiv (iii) Transitiviv (iv) Intransitiv (v) Intransitive (v) Select the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. Fill the spaces with a verb form corresponding to the object. Mommy, can I go to the park? I jumped over the puddle. You`re swimming fast in the race. What do the words that are put forward all have in common? They`re verbs! A verb is a main part of the language commonly used to describe or display an action. Sentences are not complete without a verb. Here are some examples: running, stopping, listening, shouting, exploring and believing. Some names that are plural in form, but singularly in the sense, adopt a singular verb. Example: Irregular verbs Irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular, tension-laden verbs are not formed by the addition of ed. Example: The title of a book, play, history, musical composition and the name of a country, although the plural adopts a singular verb in its form.
Example: Action Verbs While there are several types of verbs, today`s lesson focuses on action verbs. Action verbs tell what the theme of a sentence does. Words like navigating, climbing, swinging, swiping, telling and answering are action verbs.