being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct errors of subject-verb agreement. some rules are that a subject will come before a phrase beginning with of. this is a key rule for understanding subjects. the word of is the culprit in many, perhaps most, subject-verb mistakes. second two singular subjects connected by or, either/or, or neither/nor require a singular verb. thirdly the verb in an or, either/or, or neither/nor sentence agrees with the noun or pronoun closest to it. fourth as a general rule, use a plural verb with two or more subjects when they are connected by and.
rule 1.)incorrect: a bouquet of yellow roses lend color and fragrance to the room.
correct: a bouquet of yellow roses lends . . (bouquet lends, not roses lend)
rule 2.)my aunt or my uncle is arriving by train today.
neither juan nor carmen is available.
rule 3.)neither the plates nor the serving bowl goes on that shelf.
neither the serving bowl nor the plates go on that shelf.
rule 4.)a car and a bike are my means of transportation.
hey! how are you? my name is maria, 19 years old. yesterday broke up with a guy, looking for casual sex.
write me here and i will give you my phone number - **
my nickname - lovely