American English speakers are more inclined to single out with collective names than spokespeople for British English, although this is an uncertain language area and there is much discussion about the correct use. A dictionary may indicate the rule followed by a collective name, but it is important that students be consistent with their use of those names. If a subject is singular, its verb must be singular. For example, she writes every day. Exception: If you use the singular “she”, use plural forms. Example: the participant said he was satisfied with his work. They are currently in a leadership role within the organization. Read the reference material “Different Types of Topics” and choose the sentences with the right subject-verb match. In some cases, both options may be correct. 1.

If the subject of a sentence consists of two or more nouns or pronouns that are by and connected, use plural verblage. The concordance of pronouns such as “arbitrary, “most”, “all”, “many”, “more”, “some”, “who”, “who” and “which” depends on the count or sentence to which the pronoun refers (also known as incompetent). Similarly, the theme of the bird in the trees. This is one thing, so the verb will be “was”, not “were”. 1. The word that comes closest to the verb is not always the subject. This is the rule for all verbs (skip/go/read/read/etc.). In each sentence, it is important that the subject and the verb match. If, in English, the subject of a verb is the third person singular (He/She/It), then the verb has an `s at the end.