Subject Verb Agreement

By | August 21, 2015
Subject Verb Agreement=>
Rule-
Suppositional Sentence—-As if, as though, if only,suppose, I wish, We wish…..use Plural verb ‘were’
इसमें कोरी कल्पना या असम्भव शर्त का बोध होता है
If he were my boss, he would suspend me.

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Optatative Sentence में Singular Subject के साथ भी plural verb का प्रयोग होता है।
In Optative Sentence, Plural Verb is used with singular subject.
For Example=>
Long live our friendship!
God save the king!

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Rule=>
A number of/ A large number of/ A great number of/ Large numbers of (Indifinitive numbers) + Plural Noun +Plural Verb.
For Example:-
A number of students were present.
Rule=>
The number of (definite number) + Plural Noun + Singular Verb.
E.g. The number of boys is forty.
Rule=>
The amount of/ A large amount of/ A great deal of/ A good deal of (Indefinite quantity) + Singular Uncountable Noun + Singular Verb.
E.g. The amount of money is not sufficient.

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