3. Verbs: Agreement
Use the following list of key terms to help you answer the questions that follow.
A group of people or things considered as a unit
A word that is used to link words, phrases, or clauses
Words that provide an added or extra comment
Referring to more than one person, place, or thing
Groups of words containing a preposition followed by a noun, often indicating time or location
Referring to one person, place, or thing
A noun or pronoun that controls the verb in a sentence
A change in a verb that lets it express doubts, wishes, or hypothetical situations
are words that refer to actions or states of being. Verbs must be in the appropriate tense and agree with the subject of the sentence. If the
subject of a sentence is
, the verb must also take a singular form. If the subject is
, then the verb should also be plural.
In most cases, determining whether to use the singular or plural form of the verb is fairly simple. However, it sometimes becomes tricky to identify
whether a subject is singular or plural. In this tutorial, you will learn about verb agreement rules for a variety of subject patterns.
You will also learn about when the
is used for hypothetical situations.
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