(V) Everyone, everyone, not anyone, anyone, anyone, anyone, someone, someone, one, etc. are examples of indeterminate pronouns. Indeterminate pronouns are singular and take singular verbs. Rule 5 If the word ENEMY is used in the sense of “armed forces” of a nation with which the country is at war, we must use the plural verb. Example: the enemy was forced to withdraw. Rule-14 If two distinct names linked by ET refer to the same person or the same thing, the verb is unique. Rule-3 If the object of the sentence is composed of two or more subtantifs or pronouns that are related and bound, we use a plural verb. Rule-21 If (not only, but also) is used to combine two themes, the verb agrees with the subject nearby. In this article, we list the most important rules that are illustrated by examples.
These will not only be useful for your preparation, but also at the time of the review. Note that if the sentence had been the following, the verb “is” would have been, as in this case, politicians and playwrights would be considered a single name. Rule 4- If the subjects are or are still connected, the verb should correspond to the part of the subject closest to the verb. This rule is also called the proximity rule. Rule 7 When sentences start with “there” or “here,” the subject is always placed behind the verb, so be sure to identify it correctly. Examples: Rule 4 In sport, while referring to players, the name of the country is followed by the plural verb. Example: England won the World Cup. Rule 12 Usually, the subject in one sentence always precedes the verb, but sometimes they can reverse that order, so that the verb is in front of the subject. (XI) If the sentence has a positive subject and a negative subject, where one is plural and the other singular, then the verb follows the positive subject.
(VIII) Some substantives are considered plural in English. Therefore, plural verbs should be used when these names appear as subjects in a sentence. Examples of these names are: glasses, scissors, jeans, pants, pants, pliers, pliers, pliers, pliers, pliers, pliers, etc. Rule-1 If many, many, many, many, many, most and some of them relate to plural numbers, a plural verb is used. Example: Rule-22 None can accept a singular verb or plural verb according to the next name.