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  1. CONCORD

  2. DEFINITION • Agreement of subject with verb

  3. Singular subjectstake on singular verbs • 1. Each / Each of (the children) • 2. Everyone / Everybody • 3. Nobody / No one / None of • 4. Someone / Somebody • 5. Anyone / anything / any

  4. Singular subjectstake on singular verbs • 1. Sam, as well as Ali, wants… • 2. John, together with his brothers, • 3. Mary, in addition to the rest, has… • 4. Neither of the boys likes… • 5. Either of the twins is…

  5. Singular subjectstake on singular verbs • Uncountable nouns: Time is… • Collective nouns: A gaggle of geese is…

  6. Plural subjects take plural verbs • Some / some of… • Most / most of.. • All • The boys… • The girl and boy…

  7. Singular subjectstake on singular verbs • Neither Jane nor June… • Neither the girls nor Lin … • Either my father or my mother has… • Either my brothers or my cousin was…