8 2. Many colleges (have, have) computers. 3. More than one hundred thousand forest fires (east, are) reported each year. 4. Sometimes lightning fires (causes, causes). 5. Reckless people (are, are) often responsible. 6.
Forester (say, let`s say) we can prevent forest fires. 7. Some Polynesian divers (descent, descent) nearly forty-five feet without special equipment. 8. The owl`s eyes (done, done) it looks wise. 9. In fact, the owl (sees, sees) is bad during the day. 10. Every year (discover, discover) scientists new drugs to fight diseases. PROBLEMS OF AGREEMENT.
In the previous exercise, it was easy to tune subjects and verbs, as verbs closely followed their subjects and the number of topics was clear. she _______ 17. Men ______ 8. Height _____ 18. Babies _______ 9. Geese ______ 19th Congress _____ 10. es ____20. Mouse Exercise 2: The following topics and verbs are in agreement. 4 singular themes, i.e. examples: each of the pupils strives /strives. Use the verb with s.
The doctor, like the nurses, work hard. (B) If the SUBJECT is plural, choose the verb that ends without the s. Plural subject, examples: The windows of the house are easily glued/glued. Use the verb without s. Girls, with their dogs, walk around every day. (C) When two subjects are related by or by nor, the verb normally corresponds to the nearest SUBJECT. . . .