You are welcome to my grammar learning blog.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Agreement of verbs with subjects

3.if two or more noun or pronoun joined by with,together with,,as well as,along with,in addition to,accompanied by,the verb will be according to the first subject.i.e.

Lily as well as her sisters has passed in the exam.
He accompanied by his parents has met Rana.

4.if two or more singular subjective words are joined by either-or,neither-nor ,the verb will be in singular number.i.e.

Either he or his brother will pass in the competition.

But if two or more subjective words joined by either-or/neither-nor are in different numbers/persons,the latter subjective word will be plural and the verb will be according to the letter subjective one.i.e.

Neither he nor his brothers were present.
Either she or I have done this.

5.if there are noun and pronoun of different persons in a sentence,we should place firstly second person word,then third person word and next first person word;but while confessing blame the first person word will be at first,then the second person word and next the third person word.i.e

You,Habib and I were present.
But I,you and he are guilty.

No comments:

Post a Comment