You may come across sentences in which the subject comes according to the verb rather than in front of the verb. In other words, the object of the sentence may not appear where you expect it to be. To ensure a correct match between the subject and the subject, you need to correctly identify the subject and the verb. If you use it, it exists and it exists, `there is never the subject. The subject is the word that comes after the verb. With these phrases, the verb must match the name closest to the verb: Imagine that you are a potential customer and that you have seen this ad online. Would you call Terra Services to edit your next project? Probably not! Errors in the agreement between companies can cost a business. Careful attention to grammatical details ensures the professionalism that customers recognize and respect. For each pair of sentences below, write the correct form of the verb in parentheses. Stick to the present and be guided by four tips for the agreement and three specific cases. Subjects composed in association with and remaining are treated separately.
The verb must correspond to the subject closest to the verb. Composite themes combine and adopt a plural form. By reading or writing, you may come across a sentence that contains an expression or clause that separates the subject from the verb. Often, preposition phrases or dependent clauses add more information to the sentence and appear between the subject and the verb. However, the subject and the verb have yet to agree. What sometimes confuses people is when there are several names after the verb. It is customary to make the mistake of using a plural verb. In fact, the verb should only correspond to the first name. Moans (verbs that function as nouns, doing -ing) always take on a singular theme. Don`t forget to look at the geré, not the noun that can come between tanning and the verb: a collective noun is a noun that identifies more than one person, a place or a thing, and considers these people, places or things as a single entity.
As the collective nouns are counted as one, they are singularly and require a singular verb. Some commonly used collective names are group, team, army, herd, family and class. Add to the third person a singular form of regular verbs that end in -sh, -x, -ch and -s. (I wish/He wishes, I fix/you fixed, I observe/He observes, I kiss/He kisses.) Your turn Read the rules of the agreement between the subject verb. Then read the paragraph with contractual errors. Write the correct version of all the verbs that don`t currently match their themes or print the lesson to mark your corrections.