(d) If the subject is plural but represents a single figure or quantity, a singular verb is required. One hundred kilometres is a long distance. A thousand rupees is not much these days. Dal and Roti are a dinner in northern India. A Thousand Leagues Under The Sea is a famous novel. (ii) Can, must, can and must and auxiliaries do not have “s” in singular or plural. What the Lord will ask, the servant will do. The servants will do what they ask. If “wants” is a complete verb meaning desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and accepts `-s` if the subject is a singular third person.
No matter what God wants, man cannot change. Words that end with `y` and have a consonant before that `y` the `y` in T and `-it is added if the subject is a singular third person. Ram`s counting on me. He`s doing his best. He`s flying a kite. Mommy, can I go to the park? I jumped over the puddle. You`re swimming fast in the race. What do the words that are put forward all have in common? They`re verbs! A verb is a main part of the language commonly used to describe or display an action. Sentences are not complete without a verb. Here are some examples: running, stopping, listening, shouting, exploring and believing. It should be noted that the article is used only once if both names relate to the same person. If one referred to different people, the article would be used before each noun and the verb would be plural.
Example: If two or more individual subjects are linked by `and` with each other, the plural verb is used. Example: In each of the following sentences, an appropriate verb is provided in accordance with its theme: – Question 3. Highlight the verbs in the sentences below and indicate whether they are in the active or passive voice. (i) Sita loves Savitri. (ii) The wall is built by the mason. (iii) Some boys helped the injured man. (iv) The man killed the snake. v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Answer: (i) Sita loves Savitri. – (Active) (ii) The wall is built by the mason.
– (Passive) (iii) Some boys helped the injured. – (Active) (iv) Man killed the snake. – (Active) (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Prepared — (Active) has been eaten — (Passive) Words that are associated with a singular subject, at the same time as in addition, are related or not, and therefore have no influence on the number of verbs. Example: (c) When a sentence begins with “there,” the verb corresponds to the actual subject that comes after the verb. John`s coming. There are 50 students in my class. Insert the correct form of verbs into the spaces in the following sentences: 1. A good dictionary……… A lot of things. (costs) 2.
These five chairs ……… A thousand rupees. (costs) 3. Ten kilometres……… A long walk. (be) 4. Sita ……… Next to my house. (live) 5. Bread and butter…….. Healthy food.
(be) 6. One of these three boys ……… every year in his classroom. (situation) 7. My kite ……… very high in the sky. (Mouches) 8. You ………
It`s dark. (lok) 9. All the students of this school ……… English. 10. My lawn……… very beautiful in the spring.