You can check the verb by replacing the pronoun for the compound subject. The second sentence is just because the subject John (singular `er`) `fits with` the singular form of the third person to live – the verb. The first sentence is false, because the subject is singular while the verb is live plural. The number of the motif can be singular and plural. The verb must be singular when the subject is singular and the verb must be plural, if the subject is plural. A prepositional sentence can be placed between the subject and the verb. However, if the subject is plural, the verb must be plural. The rules of the subject verb agreement apply to all personal pronouns, except me and you, which, although SINGULAIRE, require plural forms of verbs. However, the plural verb is used when the focus is on the individuals in the group. It`s much rarer. NOTE: From time to time, however, ics names may have a pluralistic meaning: we can talk about certain parts of this whole.

In this case, we apply the same rule as for group members when we look at each member of the group (see section 3.3): We use a pluralistic verb. Article 3. The verb in either or either, or neither or the sentence is not closest to the name or pronoun. These nouns describe abstract concepts or masses that cannot be counted (e.B. research, electricity, water and vegetation). You take a singular verb. A clause that begins with whom, the one or the others, and the coming between the subject and the verb, can cause insequements. Sentences that start here/there are structured differently. In this case, the subject comes according to the verb. If the `and` conjunction is replaced by/together with/accompanied by/and, the verb has no effect on the later part of these expressions.

The words before these expressions are the themes. Example: The list of items is on the desktop. If you know that the list is the topic, then choose for the verb. So far, we have examined topics that can create confusion of the subject-verb agreement: composite themes, group subjects, singular plural topics of meaning, and unspecified topics. While the subject-verb chord is simple in simple sentences like these, it can be difficult in more complex sentences. This article teaches you the most important rules and common mistakes.