Most sentences are not as easy to substantive verb. For example, the subject and the preaching can be reversed (“In the street rushes the old woman”). Clauses and phrases can sometimes come between the subject and the predicate, but they do not change the agreement. (“The governor, who faced a bitter opponent in the last election, wants to start his campaign at the beginning of this year” can be simplified for “Governor… Will. If “everyone” or “everyone” precedes a composite subject, the subject becomes singular (“Every boy and every girl must now go home”). 3.19 Prepositionphrase sometimes complicates the subject-verb agreement. Task: Translate sentences into English. Think about the subject-verb agreement. z.B.: A man with his dog comes to our house every day. The verb BE has more forms for conformity with the subject in person and in numbers: I am; Whether he/she is; We/they are; my brother is; My brothers are; I/he/she/it was; we/they were; my brother was; They were my brothers. In modern English, with its few inflections, the concordance of the predicate with the subject is limited to the contemporary form, with the exception of the verb “being”.
The verb “being” is an exception because it corresponds to the subject not only in the present, but also in the past. The verb in a relative clause must correspond to the precursor of the relative prono pair (the word that the pronoun represents). Always ask yourself what the relative pronoun refers to. 3.6 If the subject and the verb are separated by several words, the predicate corresponds in large numbers to the first part of the subject. Pay attention to the sentences and clauses that come between the subject and the predicate in one sentence. To make sure you have the right person and number for the verb, mentally remove sentences and clauses in between. The theme can be expressed by a single word or a group of words. This is how it can be expressed by: the verb corresponds in number to the subject, not to the name in the predicate which is according to the verb, and not with the name in the attribute sentence that is between the subject and the verb.
First you`ll find the theme, then make the verb match with the theme. Comparison: in a sentence a possessive pronoun must correspond personally, number and sex with the Nostun or the Pronouner to which it refers. Standard chords are shown in the following examples. It can be concluded that a teacher should work hard while teaching the specialized verb agreement to explain and practice many types of subjects. In modern English, there is often a conflict between form and meaning, in these cases, the predicate is not in agreement with the subject.