Hey, Alex. In this lesson, use simple examples to clarify your point. but it is not clear if we use more complicated sentences, because, or sentences, etc. we can have these examples to identify the verb-subject object? On the other hand, there is an indeterminate pronoun, none that can be 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. (Writers generally do not consider any to be meaningful and choose a plural verb as in “None of the engines work,” but if something else leads us to consider none as one, we want a singular verb, as in “None of the food is fresh.”) In these constructs (called explective constructs), the subject follows the verb, but still determines the number of verbs. Sometimes it is not easy to know whether a subject is singular or plural. Here are some general guidelines. [Note: here, the sentence of prepositions affects the subject. It tells you if you are talking about part of a thing (singular) or a number of things (plural).] I really like this class. Some of the mistakes you mentioned still happen to me. By studying the course, I can identify the subject and make the right answer! Thank you very much! I hope you have more grammar classes! 7. The verb is singular when the two subjects separated by “and” refer to the same person or the same thing as a whole.
I`m sorry, I`m making a mistake in number 5, I forgot that questionsatz is different, I mean, you say “does,” it`s folowing by verb (without “s” yet agree, I`ll relearn.. thank you alex Don`t let you get confused by prepositional phrases that come between a subject and its verb. You`re not changing the subject`s number. However, the plural verb is used when the focus is on the individuals in the group. It`s much rarer. 19. Titles of books, films, novels and similar works are treated as singular and adopt a singular verb. 4. Is not a contraction of not and should only be used with a singular theme. Don`t is a contraction of no and should only be used with a plural theme. The exception to this rule occurs in the case of the first person and the second person Pronouns I and you.
For these pronouns, contraction should not be used. 2. If two or more individual names or pronouns are bound by or even, use a singular verb. Some undefined pronouns like everyone else, some are singular or plural depending on what they relate to. (Is the thing referred to referred to or not referred to?) Be careful when selecting a verb to accompany these pronouns. 11. The singular verb is usually reserved for units of measurement or time. Alex, I have 100% points, thank you, you will relieve my problem with someone, someone, everyone and everyone…
Thank you very much. Sir Hi What is the difference between someone and someone, someone and someone? And what are they called in informal writing, nor and sometimes take a pluralistic verb when these pronouns follow with a preposition sentence beginning with.