Article 6. In sentences that begin here or there, the real subject follows the verb. Note: Two or more plural topics that are bound by or not would naturally use a plural verb to accept. 1. A sentence or clause between the subject and the verb does not change the subject`s number. Joe should not follow, was not, since Joe is unique? But Joe isn`t really there, so let`s say that wasn`t the case. The sentence shows the subjunctive mind used to express things that are hypothetical, desirable, imaginary or objectively contradictory. The connective subjunctive mind pairs individual subjects with what we usually consider plural verbs. In contemporary form, nouns and verbs form plural in opposite ways: substantive ADD to s to singular form; Be REMOVE verb the s of the singular form. NOTE: From time to time, however, ics names may have a pluralistic meaning: we can talk about certain parts of this whole. In this case, we apply the same rule as for group members when we look at each member of the group (see section 3.3): We use a pluralistic verb. Article 2. Two distinct subjects that are linked by or, or, either by a singular verb.
4. For compound subjects bound by or/nor, the verb corresponds to the subject that comes close to it. However, there are some guidelines for deciding which form of verb (singular or plural) should be used with one of these names as a subject in a sentence. SUBJECT-VERBE RULE #1 Two or more singular (or plural) subjects that are linked by a pluralistic composite subject and act as subjects of plural compound and adopt a plural (singular – singular – plural). (18) My favorite book is novels. [not: my favorite books are novels. « Type » is the subject] If we refer to the group as a whole and therefore to a unity, we consider the singular nomin. In this case, we use a singular verb.
9. In sentences beginning with « there is » or « there, » the subject follows the verb. As « he » is not the subject, the verb corresponds to the following. So far, we have worked with compound subjects whose elements are either singular or plural The rules of agreement apply however to the following helping verbs when used with a main verb: is-are, was-were, has-have, do-do-do. They do NOT apply to other helping verbs, as they can, must, must, can, want, must. The rules of the subject verb agreement apply to all personal pronouns, except me and you, which, although SINGULAIRE, require plural forms of verbs. [This sounds very simple, but could be difficult for native speakers of languages in which the subject-verb chord means exactly that the verb and subject carry the same morphs!] On the other hand, there is an indeterminate pronoun, none that can be singular or plural; It doesn`t matter if you use a singular or a plural adverb, unless something else in the sentence determines its number.