In each of the following sentences, an appropriate verb is provided in accordance with its subject: – If the subjects related by `or` are `still` of different numbers, the verb must be plural, and the plural subject must be placed next to the verb. Example: Action Verbs While there are several types of verbs, today`s lesson focuses on action verbs. Action verbs tell what the theme of a sentence does. Words like navigating, climbing, swinging, swiping, telling and answering are action verbs. When individual subjects have “everyone” or “all” in front of them, the verb is usually singular. For example, he is a good boy. (Singular subject, singular verb) They are good players (plural subject, plural verb) Some names that are plural in form, but singularly in the sense, take a singular verb. Example: Insert the correct form of verbs into spaces in the following sentences: 1. A good dictionary……… A lot of things. (costs) 2. These five chairs ……… A thousand rupees.
(costs) 3. Ten kilometres……… A long walk. (be) 4. Sita ……… Next to my house. (live) 5. Bread and butter……..
Healthy food. (be) 6. One of these three boys ……… every year in his classroom. (situation) 7. My kite ……… very high in the sky. (Mouches) 8. You ……… It`s dark.
(lok) 9. All the students of this school ……… English. 10. My lawn……… very beautiful in the spring. (see) Answers: 1. Cost 2. Cost 3. is 4.
Life 5. is 6. 7. Steal 8. Look 9. learn 1. Someone (stealing, stealing) my morning paper almost every morning. 2. Both (argument, argued) on the phone. 3.
Some pizzas (have, have) stored for later. 4. Half of the answers (was, were) correct. 5. Half of the assignment (east, east) is already completed. 6. Most of the ice (flow, bottom) in the spring. 7.
None of the employers who interviewed me last week called with the results of their interviews. 8. A small group of parents (hopes, hopes) meet on Sunday to discuss travel arrangements for their children travelling to Southeast Asia in the fall. Transitive and intransitive verbs An intransitive verb may be alone in the predicate because its meaning is complete. Example: (b) Only one subject is sometimes confused as plural, for example. B when it starts with (one of, 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. Irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular, tension-laden verbs are not formed by the addition of ed. Example: A verb must correspond in number and in person with its subject. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school. You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school. They`re eating a mango.
Ram eats a mango. 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. The next passage was not processed.