(c) When a sentence begins with « there », the verb corresponds to the actual subject that comes after the verb. This is John. There are fifty students in my class. Irregular verbs Irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular verbs are not made by adding ed. For example, he is a good boy. (Singularsubstreff, Singularverb) They are good players (plural subject, plural verb) D. Emphasize the subject of the sentence and the appropriate verb in the following sentences. A.
Underline the subject (or compound subject) and then check the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. A verb connecting a subject or adjective in the predicate. The forms of the verb « to be » are the most common unifying verbs. Linked verbs can be used in all three temporal forms. A transitive verb requires a direct object to complete its meaning. The meaning of a sentence with a transitive verb is not complete without a direct object. (d) If the subject is plural, but represents a unique number or size, it adopts a singular verb. One hundred kilometers is a long distance. A thousand rupees is not much these days. Dal and Roti are a common food in northern India. A Thousand Miles Under the Sea is a famous novel.
(b) A singular subject is sometimes confused as plural, for example. B when it begins with (one of, either, neither, nor, etc.). Remember that they should be considered singular. Each of you is wrong. None of them work here. One of the teachers teaches English. A collective noun adopts a singular verb when the collection is considered a whole. Sita goes to school.
Sita and Rama go to school. You eat a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb « to be » and its forms are exempt from this rule: he is a friend. I am your friend. They are friends. Question 2. Indicate whether the underlined verbs in the sentences below were used in their transitive or intransform form.. .