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Subject-Verb Agreement (1). Another Mr. Cool Production. And Now a Few Rules…. 1. When the subject of a sentence is composed of two or more nouns or pronouns connected by and, use a plural verb. She and her friends are at the fair.

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subject verb agreement 1

Subject-Verb Agreement (1)

Another Mr. Cool Production

and now a few rules
And Now a Few Rules…

1. When the subject of a sentence is composed of two or more nouns or pronouns connected by and, use a plural verb.

  • She and her friends are at the fair.

2. When two or more singular nouns or pronouns are connected by or or nor, use a singular verb.

  • The book or the pen is in the drawer.

3. When a compound subject contains both a singular and a plural noun or pronoun joined by or or nor, the verb should agree with the part of the subject that is nearer the verb.

  • The boy or his friends run every day.
  • His friends or the boy runs every day.
s v agreement exercises
S-V Agreement Exercises
  • Mr. Randles and Batman, both of whom are considered superheroes, were/was on the cover of USA Today.
  • Missoula and Sandpoint, towns located in the Northwest, have/has been blessed with Mr. Randles’ presence.
  • The cape or the mask are/is on display at the Legion of Superheroes.
  • Neither Mr. Randles nor his friends, all of whom are Suerpheroes, was/were in attendance at the assembly.
  • Neither his friends nor Mr. Randles are/is expected to attend the assembly.