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Practical English Grammar

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subject and verb agreement


A sentenceís subject must agree in number with its verb. Thus, singular
verbs should be used for singular subjects, and plural verbs should be used
for plural subjects.
‚ě≤ In each of these sentences, the singular subject is underlined, and the
singular verb is italicized.
Sam holds the school record for the mile run.
This woman knows that subject very well.
Kara performs with the local dance company.
‚ě≤ In each of these sentences, the plural subject is underlined, and the
plural verb is italicized.
These two seniors hold the record for the mile run.
These women know that subject very well.
They perform with the local dance company.

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Practical English Grammar - Notes
1. compound subjects part two
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2. Quotation Marks Part Three
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3. Italics Hyphens and Brackets
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4. complete and simple predicates
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5. the object of the preposition
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6. the participle and participial phrase
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7. the adjective clause
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8. what good writers do
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9. compound subject and compound predicate
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10. introducing phrases
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11. the noun adjective pronoun question
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12. the gerund and gerund phrase
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13. introducing clauses
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14. Commas Part Five
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15. types of sentences by purpose
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16. the indirect object
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17. types of nouns
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18. the pronoun
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19. the adjective
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20. the verb
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21. the adverb
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22. The nominative case
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23. Confusing usage words part one
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24. Second Capitalization List
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25. compound prepositions and the preposition adverb question
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26. the direct object
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27. subject complements predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives
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28. the verb phrase
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29. the noun clause
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30. Confusing usage words part three
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31. Active and passive voices
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32. Commas Part Three
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33. Commas Part Four
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34. Quotation Marks Part Two
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35. regular verb tenses
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36. the preposition
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37. The coordinating conjunction
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38. the interjection
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39. reflexive demonstrative and interrogative pronouns
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40. The possessive case
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41. Indefinite pronouns and the possessive case
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42. Confusing usage words part eight
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43. Sound a like words Part Two
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44. The Apostrophe
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45. complete and simple subjects
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46. the adverb phrase
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47. the appositive
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48. the adverb clause
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49. Confusing usage words part three
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50. Confusing usage words part six
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