Verb Notes-4 [Level-5]
Subject - verb agreement:
Read the sentences:
The child wants a chocolate.
The children want chocolates.
Sentence (1) - verb = wants (singular)
Sentence (2) - verb = want (plural)
If the subject of the sentence is singular the verb should also be singular.
The dogs bark at strangers.
You - always plural verb.
You are an intelligent boy.
You all are intelligent children.
More about singular - plural verbs:
This news is the best that I have heard in a long time.
(News - singular noun (subject). Verb - is - singular.
"Arabian Nights" has very interesting stories.
(Arabian Nights - name of a book - singular subject. Verb - has -singular)
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