Team Subject Verb Agreement

Bright! It bothered me for a long time. Now I can explain why employees take vacations. It still bothers me to use Plurale to modify singular collective nouns with plural subjects. I would feel better if employees went on separate vacations. In the example above, the plural corresponds to the actors of the subject. For words like the majority that indicate sections – some, all, not, etc. – look at the noun in your sentence (preposition object) to determine whether singular or plural verbage should be used. Our English language is evolving, whether we like it or why we don`t. We follow the rule of the Chicago Manual of Style which says: «If the subject is a collective subject that conveys the idea of unity or multitude, the verb is singular {the nation is powerful`. If the subject is a collective subject that gives the idea of plurality, the verb is plural {the faculty was divided in its feelings. » 2. . .