It should be noted that the article is used only once if both names relate to the same person. If one referred to different people, the article would be used before each noun and the verb would be plural. Example: 22. The Prime Minister, with his wife, cordially greets the press. When a plural noun comes between a singular subject and its verb, the verb used is singular in form. For example, he is a good boy. (Singular subject, singular verb) They are good players (plural subject, plural) A collective name takes on a singular verb when the collection is considered a whole. Example: If individual subjects have “everyone” or “all” in front of them, the verb is usually singular. For example, Mom, can I walk to the park? I jumped over the puddle. You`re swimming fast in the race. What do the words that are put forward all have in common? They`re verbs! A verb is a main part of the language commonly used to describe or display an action. Sentences are not complete without a verb.
Here are some examples: running, stopping, listening, shouting, exploring and believing. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. If two or more singular subjects are linked by `and` with each other, the plural verb is used. For example, some names that are plural in form, but are singularly in the sense, adopt a singular verb. Example: 8. Man with all birds (live, live) on my way. If the subjects related to `or`, `nor` have different numbers, the verb must be plural and the plural subject should be placed next to the verb. Example: Question 3. Highlight the verbs in the sentences below and indicate whether they are in the active or passive voice. (i) Sita loves Savitri. (ii) The wall is built by the mason. (iii) Some boys helped the injured man.
(iv) The man killed the snake. v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Answer: (i) Sita loves Savitri. – (Active) (ii) The wall is built by the mason. – (Passive) (iii) Some boys helped the injured. – (Active) (iv) Man killed the snake. – (Active) (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Prepared – (active) eaten – (Passive) Question 2.
Include whether the verbs highlighted in the sentences below have been used in their transitive or intransitive forms. (i) Ants fought wasps. (ii) Some ants struggle hard. (iii) Ring the bell, Rama. iv) The vessel was shipped quickly. (v) This horse never happens. Answer: i) Transitiviv (ii) Transitif (iii) Transitiviv (iv) Intransitiv (v) Intransitiv (v) Intransitiv 15. Mathematics (are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (east, are) Andreas favorite subject. If the subject of the verb is a relative pronoun, it is important to ensure that the verb in number and in person matches the parent`s precursor. For example, if two nouns relate to the same person or the same thing, the verb must be singular.