Wednesday, November 11, 2020

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 6 Concord | Subject- Verb Agreement (Part 3)

NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 6 Concord | Subject- Verb Agreement (Part 3)

Unit:6

Concord/Subject-Verb Agreement

Singular Subjects - Singular Verbs

Plural Subjects - Plural Verbs

Look at these examples.

  • My tooth hurts.
  • Tonight's news is very interesting.
  • Mathematics seems difficult at first, but it can be easy if you study.
  • Measles is a contagious disease.
  • Every man and woman is working hard.
  • This is one of the finest houses in the town.
  • Neither of us has visited the zoo.
  • Hundred miles is a long distance to walk on foot.
  • My spectacles are broken.
  • All I want is peace.
  • He as well as his friends takes tuition classes.
  • No one in my family is right handed.
  • Two - thirds of the book was torn. 

B. Complete the sentences by choosing the correct verbs from the brackets.

a. Everyone …… (has/have) problems in their life. Countries also …… (has/have) problems, and so …… (do/does) the world. One of the greatest problems …… (is/are) the growing population. The population in some countries …… ( is/are) huge.
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Answer:
Everyone has problems in their life. Countries also have problems, and so does the world. One of the greatest problems is the growing population. The population in some countries is huge.

b. A number of my friends …… (love/loves) riding bicycles, but neither my brother nor my sister …… (own/owns) a cycle. At 4 o’clock, either my mother or father …… (is/are) coming to pick me up in a car.
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Answer:
A number of my friends love riding bicycles, but neither my brother nor my sister owns a cycle. At 4 o’clock, either my mother or father is coming to pick me up in a car.

c. The pair of shoes on the floor …… (is/are) mine. The shoes …… (was/ were) made in China. The three thousand rupees I spent on them …… (was/were) worth it.
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Answer:
The pair of shoes on the floor is mine. The shoes were made in China. The three thousand rupees I spent on them was worth it.

C. Are the following sentences correct? If not, correct them.

a. Everyone of the workers receive the same benefits.
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Answer:
Everyone of the workers receives the same benefits.

b. There is two gerbils in my bathroom.
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Answer:
There are two gerbils in my bathroom.

c. Both of my friends live in Kathmandu.
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Answer:
Both of my friends live in Kathmandu.

d. Scissors is used to have our hair cut.
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Answer:
Scissors are used to have our hair cut.

e. You and your friends are welcome to join us.
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Answer:
You and your friends are welcome to join us.

f. Are the news on at five or six?
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Answer:
Is the news on at five or six?

g. The man with all his children live in the city.
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Answer:
The man with all his children lives in the city.

h. Mathematics are Prem's favourite subject, while Economics is Alina's favourite subject.
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Answer:
Mathematics is Prem's favourite subject, while Economics is Alina's favourite subject.

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