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Subject Verb Agreement Questions and Answers (Q&A)

L. Hawkes, Teacher
Answered: Jan 09, 2019
Every sentence needs a verb in order for it to be considered a sentence. There are other phrases that also need a verb to be considered that type of phrase. It is important for the verb to match...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 02, 2020
Do

In a question, the subject comes after the verb: grandmother and grandfather (2 subjects joined by and). To review, see Troublespot 2.The subject comes after the verb. (Remember, to see...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 02, 2020
Needs

Everyone is always singular, so it takes the singular verb needs. To review, see Trouble Spot 1.The subject seems plural but is considered singular.

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F. Ray, Student
Answered: Oct 16, 2018
This type of sentence can be confusing most of the times but it is important to remember the subject-verb agreement. Since the subject here is the word grain is in singular form, we must follow...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Dec 02, 2020
Is

When subjects are joined by OR, the verb agrees with the nearest subject (uncle). To review, see Trouble Spot 4.The sentence has more than one subject.

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John Adney
Answered: Jul 13, 2017
Here in " one of the most intelligent students" one is subject which is singular so verb needs to be singular so , I choose scores as the answer but it is showing it is wrong .what is the problem...Read More

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SBlake
Answered: Dec 02, 2020
Comes

To decide if the subject some is singular or plural, as Some of what? The answer fruit is singular, so the verb will be singular: fruit comes. To review, see Trouble Spot 5. The same...Read More

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SBlake
Answered: Dec 02, 2020
Come

Here is never a subject. In this sentence the verb comes before the subject, which is stars. To review, see Trouble Spot 2.The subject comes after the verb. (Remember, to see if...Read More

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G.Kenneth
Answered: Jan 24, 2018
The subject of a sentence is who or what the sentence is about. The verb tells what the subject is doing. For instance, in the sentence “The dog barked at the cat,” the subject is dog...Read More

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