According to the Grammatians, Wren & Martin in “High School English Grammar and Composition” (120th edition in 1987), if the subject of the verb is a relative pronoun, the verb should correspond in number with the precursor of the parent. I believe the example is true. The verb corresponds to the subject “eccentric” and not to “me”, that is to say in the plural. Sentences that begin here/there are structured differently. In this case, the subject comes according to the verb. #16 is correct because the pronoun I is plural, although it refers to a single person. I agree with “do”. A sentence, as I want to talk to all of you around the table in Standard English, can be easily made in South American dialect with the phrase with which I want to talk to you all. College English Name: ________________________The 20 Rules of Subject Verb Agreement in StandardEnglish (1-4)1. Subjects and verbs must match in number. It is the rule of the cornerstone that constitutes the background of the concept. The dog growls when he is angry.
Dogs growl when they are angry.2. Do not be confused by the words between the subject and the verb; They do not touch the agreement. The dog that chews my jeans is usually very good.3. Prepositional sentences between the subject and the verb normally have no influence on the agreement. The colors of the rainbow are beautiful.4. When sentences begin with “there” or “here”, the subject is always placed according to the verb, so care must be taken to identify it correctly. There is a balance sheet problem. Here are the papers you requested. Day 1 – Determine if the following sentences are correct or not. If they are false, make the necessary adjustments.1.
There is extra butter in the fridge.2. My mother and the other representatives go to the Convention.3. A Vikings player will sign autographs this Saturday at the mall.4. My sister eats dough.5. This Tuesday, John and his friends go to the rock concert.6. The team`s riders are tested for performance-enhancing drugs.7. Mom and Dad yell at me when I play my music too loudly.8. Here is a plate of Oreo.9 cookies.
There is a box where you can pack your belongings.10. Finally, after reading pages, this exercise is finished with material. 4. Use plural verbs with indeterminate plural pronouns: if the conjunction `and` is replaced by with/ accompanying/ accompanied by/ thus, the verb has no effect on the later part of these expressions. . . .