Tag: verb-agreement

12 Why is this not a pronoun error? "To those of us who had heard the principal [..] the news of the staff cuts was not surprising." 2015-12-04T10:32:32.010

11 "A variety" singular or plural 2015-03-22T08:24:20.697

8 Is it correct to ask "who needs a dragons"? 2015-01-27T11:46:20.050

6 When do nouns that end in -ics take a plural verb? 2013-02-21T20:42:48.173

5 If you have two verbs governed by he/she/it, does the second verb also need to be singular of only the first one? 2016-11-26T18:14:35.047

5 "That's my rubber and ruler" Why isn't it "they are" as there are two objects? 2017-08-28T08:28:34.923

4 subject-verb agreement when 'amount' is used 2016-06-28T00:38:58.600

4 Does 'yield' still agree with 'the subject' in 'measures can be undertaken that yield/s positive outcomes? 2017-11-30T18:58:27.897

4 "Heavy rains has" "Today's news are" 2018-05-22T10:41:28.067

3 "Comparing these stories is/are lazy": "is lazy" or "are lazy"? 2014-04-28T06:20:19.080

3 "Who is Lisa friends with?" or "Who are Lisa friends with?" 2014-10-08T05:59:15.083

3 The natural sciences WERE or WAS the subject (of ...) 2015-01-24T12:47:22.633

3 When to use "their", "his or her", "them", etc. when referring to people in a group 2015-09-29T07:34:21.860

2 either + singular + 'have' or 'has'? 2013-05-11T15:17:45.267

2 "It is" or "it are" 2013-10-13T19:10:12.477

2 "Half of the" vs "half of" 2015-04-03T06:27:33.583

2 A pair of scissors are or is 2016-03-03T08:29:57.167

2 How many stops is it/are there to the park? 2016-03-14T11:55:21.857

2 Make versus makes 2016-03-26T06:22:32.173

2 verb agreement with "and not" in subject 2016-09-12T15:51:23.917

2 Should I use "happen" or "happens"? 2016-12-14T14:48:17.143

2 "Walking makes him feel good." - Why don't we use "makes him feels good"? 2016-12-25T18:25:27.397

2 The minutes of the Stockholders Meeting "was" or "were"? 2017-02-16T15:17:18.977

2 Either / Neither singular or plural 2017-07-12T02:52:47.560

2 "it can lead to" and "it leads to" 2018-04-05T05:43:06.893

1 Reactions and expressions, not a native speaker here 2015-01-21T16:42:36.327

1 What is the difference between "depend" and "depends"? 2016-04-29T08:02:06.760

1 Use of the plural form when listing two objects in succession in technical writing 2016-08-31T13:51:43.390

1 Congratulations to those whose hard work have paid off 2017-01-12T12:47:58.440

1 plural or singular verb agreement in this sentence 2017-01-22T07:33:48.820

1 Implied subject with a conjunction 2017-04-28T15:25:54.333

1 Use subject in every sentence 2018-01-08T13:25:18.187

1 Takes or take, subject verb agreement 2018-01-15T12:25:28.393

1 What is the "s" at the end of some words and where does it go when talking about multiples? 2018-07-20T02:58:24.370

1 Grammar with since as a conjunction 2018-11-26T07:12:55.763

0 Are "this" and "these" singular or plural? 2014-09-26T07:27:14.433

0 percentage of the population usage 2016-03-03T04:16:38.393

0 Why only past tense? 2016-06-01T02:15:55.417

0 Subject-verb agreement question 2016-07-20T01:16:51.763

0 Most vs most of the 2017-06-13T08:39:44.363

0 "One of those cities that is/are working hard" 2017-09-11T16:01:43.967

0 Should the verb in this sentence be singular or plural "The temperature of the hot and cold reservoirs limit the maximum possible efficiency."? 2017-10-18T15:26:38.640

0 "Such are his usual responses..." or "Such is his usual responses..."? 2017-10-31T14:28:59.993

0 SV agreement: does the second verb in the clause after "and", sharing the same subject as the verb in the first clause, use the same sing./plr. form? 2017-11-03T03:40:02.860

0 I have two questions. Q1. Conditional Q2. verb agreement 2017-12-01T06:24:03.370

0 Why is the correct answer "divides"? 2017-12-30T19:18:27.623

0 Subject verb agreement in a sentence with and 2018-03-08T16:56:39.713

0 Which noun should I make the verb agree with in this sentence? 2018-04-27T01:12:12.940

0 Grammar Agreements? 2018-09-29T02:09:30.870

0 Why is it grammatical to say 'It's the holidays'? 2018-11-20T12:28:33.720