Avoid Subject-Verb Agreement

While you intuitively knew how to correct this sentence and went through what “sounds good,” you should really know why the first version of this sentence was incorrect (although for no other reason than because the ACT English issues that are with the verb chord topic is never as simple). The theme of this sentence is “The Student Who Is Bored.” He or she is the person who makes the game. As we refer to a bored student, the subject is also unique. As the subject is singular, the verb should also be singular. In contemporary form is the singular form of the verb “game” “plays.” However, the fact that the subject-verb agreement generally has no influence on the meaning or interpretation of certain sentences and the possibility that the agreement on the subject-verb may seem unnecessary from the Swedish point of view does not mean that we can ignore the verb-subject agreement in English. The ACT is generally non-essential clauses and appositive in the middle of a sentence to separate the subject and the verb and make the subject-verb error error less obvious. The ACT uses this much rarer approach to complicate the issues of the subject-verb agreement. In these cases, the usual structure (subject-verb) of the sentence is changed: a prepositional sentence appears at the beginning of the sentence and a subject follows the verb. In this construction, it can be particularly difficult to identify the object of the sentence and determine if there is an error in the subject-verb agreement.

Let`s take an example: where mistakes are often made with the subject-verbal agreement, if the subject is not clear, it is what subject is related to a verb. Don`t get confused by a clause that comes between the subject and the verb. The verb is in agreement with the subject, not with a name or pronoun in the clause. How do you make sure you avoid this common trick? Now that you are familiar with the issues surrounding the arrangement of thematic verbs on the ACT, you should familiarize yourself with what has been tested on ACT English. If you need a punctuation update, read this article on commas and this article on punctuation such as double dots, semicolons and dashes. Modern Swedish has no agreement between the subject verb. Swedish uses the same form of contemporary verb, the same form of past verb, the same future construction, etc., regardless of the number (singular/plural) and the person (first/second/third) of the subject. The rule also suggests that a pluralistic agreement is important at all times. That is not true either. With the exception of the verb, the subject-verb agreement takes place only in the present. So what we really need to remember, if we simplify the situation a bit is to put a -s on the verb in the singular of the third person (and the good forms of being, having, doing, and verbs like trying and denying who tries and denies in the singular of the third person).

In this article, we talked about tricks that are often used on ACT English to complicate issues of agreement with simple and simple themes. To sum up, now that we have eliminated the interruption sentence, the verb follows the subject and the error in the verb-subject chord is immediately obvious. As you can see, the non-essential clause is surrounded by dashes (which, in this case, have the same purpose as commas). You will find more information about dash punctuation in our article on other punctuation marks, all through the commas.

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