Subject Verb Agreement Worksheet Grade 9

Instructions: Highlight the correct verb in these sentences. 1. Sohna (running, running) every day in the park. 2. Dogs (bark, barking, etc.) in strangers. 3. Tom and Maya (are, are) at the movies. 4. The game (was, was) exciting. 5.

You (worries, worries) too. 6. They (studies, studies) every night. 7. Black or white (is, are) your choice. 8.C was (was) amazing. 9. These (is, are) pretty shoes. 10. The cat or dog (east, are) in the yard. Here are some rules that govern the agreement of the subject and the verb: exception: In one or a sentence, if the subject is composed, i.e. one subject is singular and the other is plural, then the verb agrees with the noun or pronoun that is closest to it.

Article 12. Phrases such as :`many`, `plenty of`, `most of` are used in the singular if they refer to quantity or quantity, but they take plural verbs if they refer to numbers. Example: 15. Mathematics (is, are) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (are) Andreas the favorite subject. Article 5. When two subjects are connected either by or/ni-or-, the verb matches with the subject near it. Examples: The subject and verb must correspond in number and in person. Rule 5: With words that indicate percentage, group, majority, some, all, etc.

Rule 1, which was given earlier, is reversed, and we are guided by the name to If the noun after is singular, use a singular verb. If it`s plural, use a plural verb. Exception: If the collective noun is not used as a unit, but for different individuals or things, it takes a plural verb. Fill the spaces with the corresponding verbs in accordance with its theme. (a) A dog … A faithful animal. (b) Neither my parents nor my family… Be present at yesterday`s party. (c) Each of the boys …… It`s true. (d) The whole class as well as the principle, …

The proposal was approved. (e) Neither Rasipa nor Reeta … in what set them up (f) His briefcase and his wallet … The Employment Commission was lost. g) political … … his bread and butter. (h) The committee … … publication of his report. (i) Three divisions …

(j) Either him or me……… That`s crazy. Answer: (a) is (b) is (c) est/est/est (d) est/are (f) have (g) is (h) a (i) is (d) to Rule 3.

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