Subject Verb Agreement Class 9 Rules

Article 10. A plural noun that refers to distance, weight, amount, money supply represents a single figure or quantity, the verb must be singular. Examples: Rule 7: Collective nouns such as family, couple, staff, public, 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, scissors, pants, etc. 20. A collective noun such as the jury, committee, family, etc. takes a singular verb when it is considered an entity. But when they are considered individuals, they take a plural verb: Rule 6. If the names are assembled in form and form a unit, the verb must be singular.

Examples: The strategies used by the teacher to encourage participation in classrooms include the use of small groups and the clarification of expectations. Instructions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences. 1. Sohna (running, running) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (bark, barking, etc.) in strangers. 3. Tom and Maya (are, are) at the movies. 4. The game (was, was) exciting. 5. You (worries, worries) too.

6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8.C was (was) amazing. 9. These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (east, are) in the yard. Article 12. Phrases such as :`many`, `plenty of`, `most of` are used in the singular if they refer to quantity or quantity, but they take plural verbs if they refer to numbers. For example, Rule 6.

In sentences that begin here or there, the real subject follows the verb. In these sentences, break and enter and bed and breakfast are composed of names. Exception 3: If two individual names refer to the same person or to one thing, although they are related to the verb, the verb is singular. 17. If a single subject is bound by a singular subject, as well as, unless it is, etc. with another name or pronoun, we use a singular verb. Fill the spaces with the corresponding verbs in accordance with its theme. (a) A dog……………

A faithful animal. (b) Neither my parents nor my family…………… Be present at yesterday`s party. (c) each of the boys………… It`s true. (d) The whole class as well as the principle, ………………… The proposal was approved. (e) Neither Rasipa nor Reeta……… in what set them up (f) His briefcase and wallet …………… The Employment Commission was lost. g) politics …

……………………… his bread and butter. (h) The committee … …………… publication of his report.

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