2. “one of,” “each of” and “each of” are exceptions. They all take singular verbs. For example, one of the books is stolen. If the majority/minority means a certain percentage, you can use either a singular or a plural verb: you take a single verb if they refer to a single quantity: 4. “The number” is followed by a nov in the plural and singular pass. Example: the number of students is twenty years old. Use a singular verb for a singular or non-singular noun or a clause: If majority/minority means an unspecified number plus or minus 50%, use a single verb: expressions of time, money and distance generally describe a measure of the total amount considered a single entity considered together. Today`s topic actually concerns the verb-subject agreement with volume expressions. 1. In most quantitative expressions, the verb is determined by the noun or pronoun that follows. For example, that`s it! Do you know why? :) “@fithriphyt: 3.

is 4. It`s well done! :) “@fithriphyt: Both have singular subjects, so verbs must also be singular.” A pluralistic verb is appropriate if the elements are to be considered individually. They take plural verbs when used as indefinite quantifiers (see Rule 1 above): 3. “none of” subjects are considered singular in very formal English, but plural verbs are used in an informal language or writing. For example: In the case of a collective noun, use either a singular or a plural verb, depending on whether you want to highlight the group or its individual members: If the majority/minority refers to a certain number of people, use a plural verb: the subject-verb chord is generally quite simple in English. Check each general rules manual. However, for subjects that introduce the idea of quantity, some additional ground rules are needed. Here are a few that are useful for academic writing. You comment with your WordPress.com account. (Disconnection/ Modification) .

. One third of this article is taken up by statistical analyses. Before I start, I have two questions. Fill the void with is/are: A minority of students are willing to pay more. It`s true! Do you know why? “@andri_a_dharma: 1. Some children are hungry. 2. One of the books was stolen. Okay, great! :) “@syifafajrin: karena some itu “beberapa,” yang berarti jamak. Dan one itu satu yang berarti tunggal? Hmm. It seems the questions were too easy for you.

2 more than: The number of students enrolled in class is 20. A small minority indicated that they supported the proposal. Fill in your data below or click on an icon to log in.

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