These words are irregular plural names (names that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: the subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: these topics are also singulive, although they speak of a group of people. Combine the following sentences with an appropriate form of verb indicated in parentheses. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. These words always take the plural form of the verb: 8. Man with all birds (living, living) on my way. 3. A dictionary and an atlas are missing from the library. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film.

16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. To refer to a single member of the police, we can say policeman or police — or the term neutral from a gender point of view. 6. The brothers and their sister are good at studying. Note: in British English, the "family" and "team" are often plural. "I don`t know if there`s anyone in the office." "Many houses in this area don`t have garages." 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 9.

The children and their mothers are missing. . 19. There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now there`s only one left! "Half of the students come from another country." 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. There is a debate about the word "data"! Technically, the data are plural (the singular shape is "date"). But in common usage, people often treat "data" as "information" - like a myriad of nostun that takes on a singular form. So both forms are correct: "The data is correct" and "The data is accurate." To learn more about the "data debate," click here and here. "Men don`t usually like to buy clothes." 7.

Students accompanied by their teacher had a picnic. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues. "40% of people don`t support the new law." 9. The film, including all previews, (take, takes) about two hours to see. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 2. Many mangoes and bananas are available this season. "Some students won`t make it." 4. The Fuhrer and his brothers belong to the same tribe. "How do you react when someone compliments you?" 23.

All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case. 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 10. Players, as well as the captain, (want, want) win.