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What is an example of a singular subject?

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I, you, he, she, one

I is singular

You is singular/plural

He/She/One is singular

We is plural

They is plural

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If you use it with a singular subject it is correct: It makes no sense to me. - singular subject = it The example makes no sense. - singular subject = example Compare: They make no sense to me. - plural subject = they

The rules for subject verb agreement are that a singular subject requires a singular verb. Plurals subjects need plural verbs. For example, the singular subjects John takes the singular verb runs, or (John runs).

The pronoun 'it' is singular, third-person singular. It can be a subject or an object.The plural third-person pronouns are they (for a subject), and them (for the object of a sentence, or the object of a preposition).Example: The dog is old. It has weak joints.Example: I do love tulips. They are my favorite and I often buy them.

They like ice cream. - plural subject = they. plural verb form = like. He likes ice cream. - singular subject = he singular verb form likes.

A singular verb has one subject; for example, 'She is here.' She is singular and takes the singular form of the verb. A plural verb has more than one subject; for example, 'Fran and Frank are here.' or 'They are here.' Fran and Frank are two people or they is the pronoun that represents them. They takes the plural form of the verb.

The singular subject pronouns are: I, you, he, she, it, and who.

Pronoun-verb agreement requires a correct match between a pronoun and a verb based on number (singular or plural).A singular pronoun requires a verb for a singular subject.Example: She is expected at noon. (singular subject pronoun)A plural pronoun requires a verb for a plural subject.Example: They are expected at noon. (plural subject pronoun)

they goes to the gym after class to work out

Three singular subject pronouns are I, he, she. Note, the pronoun you can be singular or plural and subject or object.

Subject pronouns are the pronouns used for the subject of a sentence or phrase. They are: Singular: I, you, he, she it Plural: we, you, they Possessive: my, our, your, their, his, her, its

A subject can be compound or singular. If it is compound, then both are the subject. Example:John and Jeff rode their bikes.

The rule is that a singular subject takes a singular verb, and a plural subject takes a plural verb.The important note is that plural verbs are generally those that do not end in S. For the third person singular, the singular verb will often have an S.Example:The boys eat. (plural)The boy eats. (singular)They eat. (plural pronoun)He eats. (singular pronoun)(see the related question)

The contraction don't is used with a plural subject.Example singular: He doesn't have it.Example plural: We (you, they) don't have it.

If the subject is singular, you need a singular verb. If the subject is plural, you need a plural form of the verb.Example : "The man with the golf clubs plays golf every day." = singular noun subjectExample : "The men with the golf clubs play golf every day." = plural noun subject.If the subject and verb don't agree eg The man playgolf.Then you need to change the verb - The man playsgolf - or the subject - The men play golf

The possessive form of the singular noun photo is photo's.Example: The photo's image was too blurry to recognize the subject.

If the subject is singular, we use the singular form of the verb too. Usually, to make the verb in singular form we just add s. Example: The lady dances gracefully.

No, the word "he" is a singular pronoun; a word that takes the place of a singular noun for a male as the subject of a sentence or phrase. Example sentence:My dad said that he could pick us up after the movie.

Only in the singular second-person (you were). A singular subject in the first and third persons uses "was."

Has is a verb.Has is the third person singular form of have. We use has when the subject of the sentence is a singular subject. egHe has a new car. -- He = a singular subjectCompare that with this sentence -- They have a new car -- They = plural subjectThe doctor has a new car. -- the doctor = singular subject

Easily plural because in a proper sentence you can't say "I were". However, in the subjunctive mood, "were" can be used with a singular subject. Example: "I wish I were better educated."

The word I is a pronoun not a verb. The pronoun I is the first person, singular, subjective personal pronoun.Example: I have the answer! (the pronoun 'I' is the subject of the sentence, 'have' is the verb)

The singular subject personal pronouns are: I, you, he, she, it. The plural subject personal pronouns are: we, you, they.

This type of sentence has a compound subject. The sentence can be simple, compound, or complex. Likewise the compound subject may be either singular or plural. For example, 'the boy and girl walked to school.', is a sentence that has a singular compound subject.

He runs to school everyday. Not - He run to school everyday.The policeman likes music. Not - The policeman like music.She is happy. Not - She are happy.

Yes, you books can be used as a verb for a singular subject. Example:When she books the hotel, be sure she specifies a room facing the beach.


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