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During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. These themes are also unique, although they speak of a group of people. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. These words always have the plural form of the verb: the subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English: Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in the parentheses. 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. These words are irregular plural names (substantial ones that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: . “40% of people don`t support the new law.” “Half of the students come from another country.” “I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office.” 9. The children and their mothers are missing.

. 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. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. “Many houses in this area don`t have garages…. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 5.

George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. . 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 10. Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. 7. Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. . 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector.

“Some students won`t make it.” 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. . – “How do you react when someone compliments you?” 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. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. 4.

The Chief and his brothers belong to the same tribe. The brothers and their sister are good at college. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. . 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case.

“Men don`t like to buy clothes.”

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