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Subject verb Agreement
Circle the subjects and underline the verbs. Make an arrow from the verb to its subject.If the sentence has a subject verb agreement error, cross out the incorrect verb and write the correct verb form above it.
Sara and Desmond is organizing the food.
Option ( b) is correct.
" Desmond is"
It has a grammatical error..
As there are two people, sara and Desmond… . .. ( are) should be used in place of ( is) .
Plural noun - plural verb.
Many of my classmates along with their parents is arriving early to decorate the party room.
The party start at 8:00.
Each of us are bringing a small gift that cost less than $10 for another person.
Mike, like many other students, have been trying to decide on the best gift to buy.
Mike is never serious; he like to make people laugh.
Unfortunately, all the funny things is too expensive.
The correct answer is C as things are too , should come instead of things is too.
Soo Min is making a cake, and Maria are buying some special chips.
Calcium, which is one of the world’s most common elements, are important for growing strong bones and teeth.
The correct answer is C as in the sentence
Is important instead of important will come.
Every animal require calcium for its health.
B is the correct option.The sentence includes all animals individually. Hence, It should be ‘every animal requires’ instead of 'every animal require'.
As far back as Ancient Egyptian times, historians tells us of the use of calcium as a building material.
The correct option is B.
‘Historians’ is a plural term, ‘tell’ is the correct verb that should be used.
In nature, calcium, an important element, are always found as a compound such as calcium carbonate and calcium fluoride.
The correct option is B.
Since calcium is single element, instead of "are" "is" should be used
Lack of calcium are a serious problem.
B is the correct option.Calcium not to be treated as plural. Lack of calcium “is” a serious problem.
Calcium-deficient bones is brittle and break easily.
Our dog Babe, together with her seven puppies, have chewed all the stuffing out of the sofa cushions.
This weekend, a Great White shark, as well as a school of barracuda, are terrorizing the tourists at Daytona Beach.
Where is the bowl of squid eyeball stew and the platter of broccoli-chocolate muffins that Madison made for Elizabeth’s housewarming party?
Here are the fifty-dollar bill that I promised for pet sitting Bo-Bo, my Jack Russell terrier, this weekend.
The correct option is A.
Fifty dollar bill is a singular, ‘are’ should be replaced by ‘is’
Neither of my two older brothers invests money wisely.
Every piece of popcorn and dropped chocolate on the theater floor has stuck in the treads of Larry’s new running shoes.
All that Susan wants this semester is a wink and a smile from the cute guy who sits next to her in algebra class.
All Susan wants this semester.
that is a grammatical error here
All that the cute guy wants this semester is the correct answers from Susan's algebra quiz.
Now that the cute guy has found a way to cheat, mathematics no longer cause him problems in school.
The correct option is C.
‘Cause’ should be replaced with ‘causes’
Mike is one of those students who never brings a pen with him to writing class.
The iguana is the only one of my brother's reptiles that does not require live rodents for dinner.
The family have conflicting opinions about how to celebrate the holidays since they learned that Grandpa is a space alien from a distant galaxy.
Seventeen dollars are all that Brenda has saved for spring break this year.
it is gramatticaly incorrect. Instead of are, is should be used here. Because dollars, is singular in this sentence.
And we know, according to subject verb agreement, Singular verb is used with singular noun.
Two hundred buckets of sand fill the interior of Mr. Clark’s new car.
The flaming-orange polyester pants, together with the beehive hairdo, make Betty stand out among the other shoppers at the mall.
Here is the grasshoppers that you need to give the iguana while Marvin recovers in the hospital.
The correct option is A as with plural grasshoppers ARE is used not IS.
Wrestling on the cafeteria floor are two hungry students that want the last slice of pepperoni pizza.
Not only the squid soufflé but also the fried octopus make a delicious snack to eat while you are watching 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.
Mary Anne's compassion, as well as the Professor's intelligence and the Skipper's good humor, are what Jillian most enjoys about Gilligan's Island.
Each of these yo-yo champions give the same advice: you have to risk whacking yourself in the head a few times to master the really challenging tricks.
Every love bug smashed on his windshield, every cockroach poisoned by insecticide, and every trapped spider starving to death in a dusty corner causes Ernie, an aspiring Buddhist, a pang of guilt.
The correct option is E as the none of options given are correct , so none of the above.
The powdery sugar on lemon doughnuts makes Rhonda happy to start a new day.
Every one of Jenny's six cats enjoy relaxing on top of her new car; the paw prints create an Art Deco design in the dust that coats the hood.
Lincoln is one of those people who thinks eating at Tito’s Taco Palace is an authentic multicultural experience.
There is many misconceptions about gorillas; the most damaging is that these primates are ferocious, crazed killers like King Kong.
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