Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend. They`re friends. B. Route: Read each sentence and select the correct verb in parentheses. Example: 10. There are five pencils in this field. (Use a pluralistic verb there if the next noun is plural.) Question two. Fill out the sentences below with an appropriate help form. (i) You drive continuously for hours. You are very tired.

(a) b) Article 3: the verb in one or, either by one or two sentences, corresponds to the nearest name or pronoun. Examples (ii) Can, must, can and should and auxiliaries have and should not have “s” in singular or plural. What the Lord will ask, the servant will do. The servants will do what they ask. If `will is a full verb that means desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and accepts `-s`-if the subject is a singular third person. No matter what God wants, man cannot change. The verbs that end with “y” and have a consonant before that `y` are added to the `y` in T and `-`if the subject is a singular third person. Ram`s counting on me.

He`s doing his best. He`s flying a kite. The fundamental rule of subject-verb concord is that a singular subject (the doer of an action spoken of in the sentence) always adopts a singular verb (the action performed in the sentence), while a plural subject always adopts a plural verb. Example: Rule 9: For collective subtantives such as the group, the jury, the family, the public, the population, the verb may be singular or plural depending on whether a large part of the audience intends the author. Examples In the simple form of the present, if the subject is a noun or a pronounist, the verb takes the marker – s. (b) A singular subject is sometimes confused as plural, for example. B when it starts with (one of, either, neither, nor, etc.). Remember that they should be considered singular. Every one of you is wrong. None of them work here. A teacher teaches English.

Rule 7: Use a single verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc. if they are considered a unit. Examples Fill spaces with corresponding verb shapes. Select the answers in the brackets options. 3. The poet and singer is always very punctual. (Here we use a singular verb, because both names refer to the same person.