Unit 7 Subject Verb Agreement Lesson 45 Intervening Prepositional Phrases

The first act is the jugglers. (The singular verb, was, in accordance with the singular subject, act. The verb is not affected by the nominative predicate, jugglers.) Cookies were Mikes If a preposition expression between the subject and the verb comes, do not confuse its object with the subject. The verb must correspond to the subject, not to the object of the preposition. Exercise 1 Write C in the drafts if the verb matches its subject. Write the correct formative verb if the verb does not correspond to its subject. Paul`s letters were lost in the mail. (Letters are the theme of the plural. Paul is the object of the preposition of and is unique. The verb, quie, is plural to suit with the object letters.) Each verb must correspond to its subject personally and in number. Most verbs have a different form only in contemporary form; If the subject is singular, a sor is added to the basic verb. Interconnection is an exception.

It changes the form in the present as in the past. Auxiliary verbs are, have and change the form into verbs to show agreement with the subjects of a third person. The color of the uniforms is red and gold. (The pattern, the color, is unique. Uniforms are the object of preposition and pluralist. The verb is singular to suit with the subject, the color.) Exercise 2 Put a check () next to each sentence in which the subject and verb coincide. A predictive name that differs in number from the subject can be confusing. Only the subject has an effect on the link. Exercise 1 Draw a line under the single subject and two lines under the right verbs-formin-agrafes. 9. This foot, with two toes forward and two backwards, (gives, gives) they 17. With only three inches in length, the dwarf parrots of New Guinea (represented, represent) the 16.

You say that it is cruel to raise animals under such limited conditions. 2. Birds of this family (varies, vary) in length from three to forty inches. 17. To create better animal breeds, some scientists are experimenting with animal genes. 5. Most family members (a, have) short, round tails. Agriculture (remains, remains) vital to the interests of every human being.

C 12. This bird, like other tropical birds, grows seeds, nuts and fruits. 14. Fruits of almost all kinds provide an additional variety in the diet. 19. For some people, this practice is (is, are) beneficial. 4. A relatively large head relative to the body (distinguishes, distinguishes) these birds. C 6. However, the price tag on an Ara is beyond my capabilities. 11 years old.

What foods are needed for a healthy African greyness? 16. Many young people (leaves, leave) the family business in search of another job. 15. Despite all this progress, the number of farms (growing, growing) will decrease each year. Specialization Two pet stores in the city specializes only in birds. 2. Modern businesses (have, have) have become more efficient than ever. 11. In factories, buildings hold a large number of animals in a small space. 6.

The hardest nuts (represented, represent) little challenge for their large, addicted enk.- 1. The United States continues (production, production) a large part of the world`s food supply. 15. Some people criticize the use of factories. C 17. The tasks of caring for the bird are easily shared by the whole family. 162 Glencoe Grammar and Language Workbook, 10th Class 5. It`s a cross between a cow and the American bison. 10.

Intensive farming is now a popular way to raise livestock. 18. These large enterprises (participation, participation) are involved in all facets of agriculture. C 5. Brilliant colorful macaws from South America make attractive pets. 12. The lifespan of Psittacidae (average, average) thirty to fifty years. 16 years old. My parents reserve to have a bird in the house, it is unfounded. 7. Supermarket shelves of the future may contain packaging of ostrich meat. .

8. In the southern states, some farmers grow alligators. . C 19. A parrot in our lives turned out to be a good decision. 13. In some farms, a chicken coop welcomes up to 100,000 chickens.