7. Use plural verbs with compound subjects that include: 3. Use singular verbs with singular pronouns – each the “bodies”, “-one” and “things” (each, each, nothing) and others: 19th titles of books, movies, novels and other similar works are treated as singular and adopt a singular verb. 5. Use singular verbs with countless nouns that follow an indeterminate pronoun: College English Name: ________________________The 20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement in StandardEnglish (9-12)9. If the subjects are both singular and connected by the words or, nor, no/nor, either/or, and the verb is not only singular. Jessica or Christian are responsible for the accident.10. The only time that the object of the preposition takes into account a factor in the decision of plural or singular forms is when subjects of nouns and pronouns such as some, half, no more, plus, all, etc., are followed by a prepositional sentence. In these sentences, the object of the preposition determines the form of the verb. All the chicken is gone. All the chickens are gone.11. The singular form of the verb is normally used for units of measurement.

Four liters of oil were needed to run the car.12. If the subjects are both plural and linked by the words or, nor, ni/ni, ni, ni, and not only/but also, the verb is plural. Dogs and cats are both available in books. Day 3 – Determine if the following sentences are correct or not. If they are false, make the necessary adjustments.1. Three cups of milk are needed to produce this recipe.2. Not only the teachers, but also the students participate in the meeting.3. Mary or John take Pete to the movies.4. Some of the butter melts in sunlight.5. Some cakes are covered with pink icing.6. Fifteen gallons of gasoline is enough to fill my car.7.

Neither parents nor their children go on excursions.8. 16. Use plural verbs in constructions of the form “one of those (empty) that . . . 5. Topics don`t always come before verbs in questions. Be sure to identify the subject accurately before opting for the right verb form. 1. “Who” is a third-person subject pronoun for singular and plural prehistories.

ex: Who is this girl? (used as singular pronouns) z.B: Who are these girls? (used as plural pronouns) 13. Use singulierverben for subjects that are in the plural form but singular in the sense: College English Name: ________________________The 20 Rules of Sujet Verb Agreement in StandardEnglish (1-4)1. Subjects and verbs must match in number. It is the rule of the cornerstone that constitutes the background of the concept. The dog growls when he is angry. Dogs growl when they are angry.2. . . .