Use your knowledge of subject-verb concordance to write one of the following: A collective noun is a noun that identifies more than one person, place, or thing and considers those people, places, or things as a single entity. Since collective nouns are counted as one, they are singular and require a singular verb. Some frequently used collective names are group, team, army, herd, family, and class. Regular verbs follow a predictable pattern. For example, in the third person, singular regular verbs always end on -s. Other forms of regular verbs do not stop at -s. Study the following regular verbs in the present tense. Composite subjects, combined or nor, are treated separately. The verb must correspond to the subject closest to the verb. A compound subject is formed by two or more names and conjunctions of coordination and, or, or. A composite subject can be composed of singular subjects, plural subjects, or a combination of singular and plural subjects. In the plural, the pronoun You refers to a group of people, for example. B a team.
In the workplace, you want to present a professional image. Your outfit or costume says a lot about you when you meet face to face, and your writing represents you in your absence. Grammar mistakes when writing, or even speaking, make a negative impression on colleagues, clients and potential employers. Subject-verb agreement is one of the most common mistakes people make. A solid understanding of this concept is essential if you leave a good impression and it will contribute to a clear communication of your ideas. In this sentence, the subject is mother. As the sentence concerns only one mother, the subject is singular. The verb in this sentence must be in the singular form of the third person.. . .