Subject Verb Agreement Exercises For Class 8 Pdf
(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. If the subjects related to `or`, `nor` have different numbers, the verb must be plural and the plural subject should be placed next to the verb. Example: Transitive and Intransitive Word An intransitive verb may be alone in the predicate because its meaning is complete. 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. A verb must correspond in number and in person with its subject. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school. You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school. They`re eating a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend.
They`re friends. (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. 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 – Action Word (Passive) While there are several kinds of verbs, today`s lesson will focus on action verbs. Action verbs tell what the theme of a sentence does. Words like navigating, climbing, swinging, swiping, telling and answering are action verbs. If two distinct names refer to the same person or person, the verb must be singular. For example, if two subjects together express an idea, the verb will be in the singular. Example: D.
Point out the subject of the sentence and the correct verb in the following sentences. However, it must be kept in mind that if the individuals who make up the collective noun are thought of, it can take a plural verb. Example: A. Highlight the subject (or the compound subject) and then co-click on the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. Insert the shape of the present into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home…….
Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly. (walking) 3. Most things……… more than before. (costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5.
The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children……… very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players……… From my village.
(to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2. works 3. Cost 4. Fly 5.
look at 6. Look at 7. comes 8. come Irregular verbs irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular, tension-laden verbs are not formed by the addition of ed. For example, a collective name takes on a singular verb when the collection is considered a whole.