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Introduction To Subject-Verb Agreement
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This lesson begins with an example for a better understanding of the Subject-Verb Agreement and it's importance in the English language. The concept is explained with some rules to remember with the help of examples so that they get imbibed in our minds.

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Himanshu Das
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in 2nd case, i think it should be.... The captain and wicket-keeper.. not the captain and the wicket-keeper.
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Sir, will it be ? raj and simran makes fine couple. . .plural form of make. . .
Jagan gopal
3 years ago
i too believe it will be Raj and Simran makes a fine couple. because both collectively denote a single unit "couple"
  1. Collection: Verbs & Adverbs Lesson 6: Subject Verb Agreement- I

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  3. Subject Verb Agreement He play cricket. He play cricket. ly friends was watching the mat e Ram and Shyam is going to England this evening

  4. Subject Verb Agreement The verb and the subject must agree in number and person The verb and the subject must agree in number and person

  5. Subject Verb Agreement He plays cricket. e My friends were watching the match e Ram and Shyam are going to England this evening

  6. Subject Verb Agreement When there are two or more disjoint subjects in a sentence, joined by and, verb form has to be plural e Examples Ram and Shyam are brothers. Sachin and Ganguly were amongst the greatest opening pairs ever. Raj and Simran make a fine coupl . make a fine couple.

  7. Subject Verb Agreement At times there is just one subject in the sentence but that is denoted by two or more nouns (which are joined by and) In this case the verb form has to be singular. Example: e Example: e The captain and the wicket-keeper of the team, MS Dhoni, has been in fine form

  8. Subject Verb Agreement * Two subjects when denote the same idea, then the verb is singular. e Examples Examples: Dal and chawal is my favorite comfort food The long and short of the matter is that Dhoni is the best person to lead the side at the moment.