Other Rules Of Subject Verb Agreement

How to match subject and verb: 1.Identify the subject of the sentence. Expressions as with, with, including, accompanied by, in addition or do not change the number of the subject. If the subject is singular, the verb is also. This sentence refers to the individual efforts of each crew member. The Gregg Reference Manual provides excellent explanations of subject-verb correspondence (section 10:1001). 2. Subsidiary sentences between the subject and the verb shall have no influence on their concordance. RULE2: The number of the subject (singular or plural) is not changed by words (or a sentence) that lie between the subject and the verb. Example: one of the boxes is opened. Here is the subject „one“ and the verb „is“ both singularly. .