Worksheets On Subject Verb Agreement For Class 8

Verb A verb says what does something or that something exists. Examples: A binding verb connects a noun or adjective in the predicate to the subject. The forms of the verb “to be” are the most common connection verbs. Binding verbs can be used in all three tenses. Question 2. Indicate whether the underlined verbs in the sentences below have been used in their transitive or intransitive form. (i) The ants fought the wasps. (ii) Some ants fight fiercely. (iii) Ring the bell, Rama. (iv) The vessel was dispatched promptly. (v) This horse never kicks. Answer: (i) Transitive (ii) Intransitive (iii) Transitive (iv) Intransitive (v) Intransitive A collective noun takes on a singular verb when the collection is considered a whole.

Example: Action verbs Although there are different types of verbs, today`s lesson focuses on action verbs. Action references say what the subject of a sentence does. Words such as sailing, climbing, swinging, sliding, telling and responding are references to the plot. Choose the correct form of the verb that corresponds to the subject. Insert is ` or are ` in the following sentences: 1. There ……. two guys standing there. 2.

There …….. many students at school. 3. Today there is …….. many boys are absent from the class. 4. If you need money, there is …….. some in my coat pocket. 5. There …….. sixteen players selected for the tour in Australia. 6.

There …….. a good balance of emotions and intelligence in him. 7. There ….. nothing to be so happy. 8. …….. there is someone there? 9. There …….. no light here.

10. There ……. complete darkness inside. Answers: 1. are 2. are 3. are 4. is 5. are 6. is 7. is 8.

is 9. is 10. Some nouns, which are plural in form but singular in meaning, take on a singular verb. Example: If the subjects related by `or`, `nor` are of different number, the verb must be plural and the plural subject must be placed next to the verb. Example: b) A singular subject is sometimes confused with a plural, for example when it begins with (one of the two, neither, etc.). Remember that these should be considered singular. Each of you is wrong. None of them work here. One of the teachers teaches English. .