Question two. Fill the spaces with the corresponding forms of the verb. Select the answers in the brackets options. (i) A friend of mine went to France. (have/have) (ii) Each of the boys gave a gift. (war/waren) (iii) None of the participants is able to achieve a decisive victory. (was/were) iv) do not mix oil and water — (tut/tun) (v) He and I gathered at Oxford. (was/were) vi) Slowly and regularly – the race. (win/win) (vii) Neither peter nor James is a right to property. (have/have) (viii) No prize or medal – gives the boy, although he was at the top of the exam. (war/waren) (ix) The responsibility of Mary or Alice – (est/are) (x) Neither the Minister nor her colleagues provided an explanation.
(have/have) Answer: (i) a (ii) was (iii) was (iv) do (v) were (vi) victories (vii) a (vii) est (ix) est (x) 11. If two themes together express an idea, the verb that follows them is unique, because bread and butter are my favorite breakfast. 12. If the subject is sentence 1 followed by a plural noun, the verb is singular and corresponds to a unique thing, since one of the students in our class was congratulated by the teacher. 13. If the subject is an introduction, the verb is consistent with the real subject that follows it, since there was a cruel king. (real subject – king) 14. “Many” and “many” take a plural verb when they designate the number; they correct the singular verb when they designate quantity or quantity, because a quantity of butter has been purchased. 5. “Either,” “neither,” “everything,” “everyone,” “everyone,” “no,” “person,” “person,” “person” and “much a” must be followed by a singular verb, since one of the two boys stole my purse. A lot of people have failed because of laziness.
6. When two individual subjects are bound by “and” and are preceded by each or every one, they take a singular verb, each day and every hour being important. Irregular verbs form their past and past participatory forms in different ways. There are mainly three types of irregular verbs. The verbs in which the three forms are equal (for example. B put – put – put – put) Verbs in which two of the three forms are equal (for example, sitting. B, sitting, sitting) Verbs in which the three forms are different (for example, drinking. B drink, drink, drunk) Some verbs can be both irregular and irregular. 4. Words like, everyone, either…, nor …, anyone, one, many, a little designate an `he/shelit`, so that they take a singular verb. Examples: 3.
With or even: If two names or pronouns are linked or connected, the verb corresponds to the first of them. Examples: An English verb may be regular or irregular.