Subject Verb Agreement Rules Class 8

In recent years, the SAT`s testing service has not considered any of us to be absolutely unique. However, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary of English Usage: “Of course, none is as singular as plural since old English and it still is. The idea that it is unique is a myth of unknown origin that seems to have emerged in the 19th century. If this appears to you as a singular in the context, use a singular verb; If it appears as a plural, use a plural verb. Both are acceptable beyond serious criticism. If there is no clear intention that this means “not one,” a singular verb follows. 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) was eaten — (Passive) Rule 3. The verb in either or either, or neither or the sentence is not closest to the name or pronoun. Two or more subjects, linked by `or`, `nor`, `neither` or `nor`, take a verb in the singular. For example, can you imagine verbs for actions you completed today? You may have brushed your teeth, put on your shoes, smiled at your friend and buzzed with your water. For the rest of the day, think about what you`re doing. What verbs can you imagine? Article 6.

In sentences that begin here or there, the real subject follows the verb. If two subjects together express an idea, the verb will be in the singular. For example, it must be taken into account that if the individuals who make up the collective noun are thought of, it can take a plural. Example: Insert the correct form of verbs into spaces in the following sentences: 1. A good dictionary……… A lot of things. (costs) 2. These five chairs …

A thousand rupees. (costs) 3. Ten kilometres……… A long walk. (be) 4. Sita ……… Next to my house. (live) 5. Bread and butter…….. Healthy food. (be) 6.

One of these three boys ……… every year in his classroom. (situation) 7. My kite … very high in the sky. (Mouches) 8. You ……… It`s dark. (lok) 9. All students of this school …

English. 10. My lawn……… very beautiful in the spring. (see) Answers: 1. Cost 2. Cost 3. is 4.