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The 20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement in Standard English (1-4)
1. Subjects and verbs must agree in number. This is the cornerstone rule that forms the background of the concept. The dog growls when he is angry. The dogs growl when they are angry. 2. Don’t get confused by the words that come between the subject and verb; they do not affect agreement. The dog, who is chewing on my jeans, is usually very good. 3. Prepositional phrases between the subject and verb usually do not affect agreement. The colors of the rainbow are beautiful. 4. When sentences start with “there” or “here,” the subject will always be placed after the verb, so care needs to be taken to identify it correctly. There is a problem with the balance sheet. Here are the papers you requested.

Day 1 – Determine whether or not the following sentences are correct. If they are incorrect, make the necessary adjustments. 1. There are extra butter in the refrigerator. 2. My mother, along with the other representatives, are going to the convention. 3. A player on the Vikings are going to sign autographs at the mall this Saturday. 4. My sister eat paste. 5. This Tuesday, John, as well as his friends, is driving to the rock concert. 6. Runners on the team is being tested for performance enhancing drugs. 7. Dad and mom yells at me when I play my music too loud. 8. Here are a plate of Oreo cookies. 9. There are a box for you to pack your things in. 10. Finally, this exercise, after reading pages of material, are finished.

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The 20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement in Standard English (5-8)
5. Subjects don't always come before verbs in questions. Make sure you accurately identify the subject before deciding on the proper verb form to use. Does Lefty usually eat grass? Where are the pieces of this puzzle.…...

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