bell ringer - Justin Currin Subject-Verb Agreement Basic...

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Justin Currin Subject-Verb Agreement Basic Principle: Singular subjects need singular verbs; plural subjects need plural verbs. My brother is a nutritionist. My sisters are mathematicians. The indefinite pronouns anyone, everyone, someone, no one, nobody are always singular and, therefore, require singular verbs. Everyone has done his or her homework. Somebody has left her purse. Some indefinite pronouns are singular or plural depending on what they're referring to. Some of the beads are missing. Some of the water is gone. On the other hand, there is one indefinite pronoun that can be either singular or plural; it often doesn't matter whether you use a singular or a plural verb — unless something else in the sentence determines its number. None of you claims responsibility for this incident? None of you claim responsibility for this incident? None of the students have done their homework. Phrases such as together with, as well as, and along with are not the same as and. The phrase introduced by as well
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