Subject Verb Agreement With S

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The phrase “more than one” (strangely) takes on a singular verb: “More than one student has tried to do so.” 8. Names such as scissors, pliers, pants and scissors require plural obstruction. On the other hand, if we really refer to the individuals within the group, we consider the plural subnun. In this case, we use a plural bural. The basic rule. A singular subject (she, Bill, car) takes a singular verb (is, goes, shines), while a plural meeting takes a plural verb. You can check the verb by replacing the pronoun they with the compound subject. Pronouns are neither singular nor singular and require singular seditions, although they seem, in some way, to relate to two things. Composite subjects can act as a composite subject.

In some cases, a composite subject poses particular problems for the subject/verb compliance rule (+s, -s).