In particular, we will examine the agreement between current issues. Rule 13 Use a single verb with money or periods of money. These rules of agreement do not apply to verbs used in the simple past without helping verbs. Rule 7 Sometimes the subject is separated by words as with, as well as, as well as, as well as, or not. Ignore these expressions when determining whether a singular or plural verb should be used. The rules of the subject verb agreement apply to all personal pronouns, except me and you, which, although SINGULAIRE, require plural forms of verbs. The normative or regular form of the inverted phrase «Were the winners of the contests» is naturally «They were the winners of the contests», where there was a perfect subject-verbal agreement between the plural subject «them» and the paste tension, also pluralistic, «were» of the distorted verb. Always remember that the complement to the subject is the word or phrase that comes after the verb to identify or describe the subject of the sentence. Some common terms in the news seem to have an unusual agreement between the thematic verb. My first article in GFK was entitled Should Filipinos Go Back to Pursuing Excellence in English? It`s kind of nice to go back to one of the topics that I think CCA is clearly an authority (compared to Pinoy Ako Blog).
At the time, it was quite common to start discussions with more than 200 comments; Well, that was up to Mocha Uson Blog and Thinking Pinoy on Facebook when the cult wave trip Duterte stole the show. Examples: the number of people we need to hire is thirteen. A number of people have spoken on this issue. The subject, my friends, is the plural. That`s why the verb is so plural. Rule 5 If a singular and a plural subject are bound by either or one or not/nor, place the plural subject at the last minute and use a plural verb. Next time you read the news, pay attention to the agreement between the topics. Ask yourself: Does the sentence have a normal verb-subject chord? Otherwise, what could explain the unusual subject-verb arrangement of the sentence? However, the rules of agreement apply to the following helping verbs when used with a main protocol: is-are, were-were, has-have, do-do-do. I have people around me that I simply can`t afford to confront directly with their glaring SVA problems, without risking some degradation of friendship, or being accused of being a grammar font (as I am mean and disrespectful).