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This lesson focuses on the certain subject-verb agreements such as the use of each or every in a sentence, use of neither- nor and either-or with singular and plural subject. It also explains when two subjects combined with words like with, as well as and accompanied by, then verb takes which form and many more rules which would help all of us in improving our Grammar.

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Himanshu Das
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very good explanation!
Sir, I have a confusion while writing the below resignation so need your suggestion on its correction:- 1. As per discussion with you, I have agreed to work till 6/4/16. But I need to join my new organisation from 4/4/16. So will work till 3/4/16 only. 2. As per discussion with you, I had agreed to work till 6/4/16. But I need to join my new organisation from 4/4/16. So will work till 3/4/16 only. Which sentence is correct or if both are correct which one to prefer and please give your reason. Thanks, Dipak Kr Choubey
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  3. Subject Verb Agreement Two singular subjects joined by and BUT preceded by each/ every take a singular verb. Every boy and girl was asked to turn up for the special class Every boy and girl was asked to turn up for the special class. e


  4. Subject Verb Agreement Neither-nor, either-or with singular subjects take singular verb Neither Ram nor Shyam is a cricketer. Either Ram or Shyam has played the sport. e "


  5. Subject Verb Agreement r, either-or with both subjects as plural take plural verb. Neither the players nor the coaches have any explanation to offer. Neither the players nor th e


  6. Subject Verb Agreement Neither-nor, either-or with one subject singular and other as plural take the verb that agrees to the noun nearest to it. Neither the coach nor the players have any explanation to offer. Neither the coach nor the players have any explanation to offer. e


  7. Subject Verb Agreement e When two subjects are combined using 'with', 'as well as', 'accompanied by'. then the verb takes to the subject mentioned first. The star with his managers was invited to the function.


  8. Subject Verb Agreement 'not only.. But also the verb has to agree with the noun closest to it. Not only Ram, but his brothers were also called for the dinner.


  9. Subject Verb Agreement Collective nouns generally take a singular verb. The jury was unanimous in its choice . The jury was unanimous in its choice. The jury were divided in its choice.


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