Exercises On Subject Verb Agreement For Class 9 Icse


When we build a sentence, verb and subject must correspond in number and in person. Thus, if the subject is singular number, the first person, the verb must be singular number. If the subject has the plural number, the third person, the verb must be plural number. A. In each, the following sentence provides a verb in keeping with its theme: Principle: A singular subject (she, bear, car) takes on a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural subject takes a plural. Example: 6. Long topic: If the subject is a clause or a long group of words, we must ensure that the verb is consistent with the subject: Rule 5: With words that indicate percentages, fractions, majorities, some, all, etc. Rule 1, which was given earlier, is reversed, and we are guided by the name to If the noun after is singular, use a singular verb. If it`s plural, use a plural verb. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. 19.

If two or more subjects are related by nor or or linked, the verb is used according to the number of the nearest name: Example: Ram and Shyam go to the market. Exception 1: If there are two subjects in a sentence, bound to and preceded by each, then the verb is always singular. For example, mathematics is a simple subject for some A. Other words in this category are: economy, mumps, measles, rupees, news, politics, statistics, citizen, etc. The indeterminate pronoun, none, can be either singular or plural; It doesn`t matter if you use a singular or a plural adverb, unless something else in the sentence determines its number. If no one wants to say anything, we can choose a plural verb as in “None of the engines work,” but if something else pushes us to consider none as one, we want a singular verb, as in “None of the food is obsolete.” Choose the correct form of the verbs shown in parentheses in the following sentences: Rule 6: Use a singular verb with distances, periods, sums of money, etc. if they are considered a unit. 14. Class names such as food, furniture, clothing, etc. take a single verb: 15. Some names that seem to be plural in form when a pair is preceded by a single verb, z.B.

shoes, shears, pants, etc. Rule 4: Sometimes the subject is separated from the verb by such words, as with, as well as, except, no, etc. These words and phrases are not part of the subject.

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