15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (is) Andreas the preferred subject. During this English lesson, you will learn some more advanced cases of subject-verb tuning that confuse many learners. These words always have the plural form of the verb: these words are irregular plural names (names that are not made by adding -s) and they adopt the plural form of the verb: these themes are also singular, although they speak of a group of people. The subject-verb chord is one of the first things you learn in English class: choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. 2. Either my mother or my father (east, are) come to the assembly. 16. Eight dollars (is, is) the price of a movie these days. 10.
Players, as well as the captain, (wants, wants) to win. These words can be singular or plural depending on what follows them! 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. 21. Committee members (management, management) have very different lives in the private sector. . 22. The Prime Minister, together with his wife, cordially greets the press. 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. 23. All CDs, even scratched, (are) in this case.
“How do you react when someone compliments you?” 8. Man with all the birds (live, live) on my way. “Half of the students come from another country.” 4. Either my shoes or your coat (is, are) always on the floor. 7. One of my sisters (east, are) on a trip to France. Note: in British English, the “family” and “team” are often plural. 5. George and Tamara (no, no) want to see this film. 20. The Committee (debate, debate) has carefully addressed these issues.