Rule 1: If there are two subjects in a sentence, linked to and, the verb is always plural. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. Rule 3: Two subjects related by or, either, do not require a single verb. 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. 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. Principle: A singular subject (she, the bear, the car) takes a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural subject takes a plural verb. For example, Rule 11. Names such as food, furniture, crockery, stationery, etc., are singular, so the verb must be singular.

Examples: Rule 3. If two distinct names relate to the same person, the verb must be in the singular. Examples: 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. Article 1. A singular subject takes the verb in the singular and a plural subject takes the verb in the plural. Note: All English verbs are plural, we make them s or verb. Examples: (i) Naina walks every day. (ii) Workers are on strike. In these sentences, break and enter and bed and breakfast are composed of names.

Exception 3: If two individual names refer to the same person or to one thing, although they are related to the verb, the verb is singular.