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SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT Ugh! More rules?!
EVERY VERB MUST AGREE WITH ITS SUBJECT Singular Subject = Singular Verb Plural Subject = Plural Verb
The Confusion of English Grammar To make a noun plural, we add – s Singular: girl Plural: girl s To make a verb plural, we take away the – s. Singular: he talk s Plural: they talk
Watch the Verb Endings! Singular (+ s ) He/She/It run s Joe run s The girl run s Plural ( - s ) They run Joe and Maria run The girls run
Tip for Subject/Verb Agreement Generally, if the subject DOES NOT end in –S, the verb will. If the subject DOES end in –S, the verb won ’ t.
The girl dances. No –S on subject -S on verb
The girls dance. -S on subject No –S on verb
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