Chapter 6 Subject-verb agreement (Final -s/-es (Noun (-s (Friends ), -es…
Chapter 6 Subject-verb agreement
Using Expressions of Quantity
Most expressions of quantity, the verb is determined by the nounthat follows of.
One of my friends is here.
Each of my aunts is here in the house.
Using There + Be
There + be introduces the idea that something exists in a particular place.
There are three studnets in the classroom.
Sometimes a proper noun that ends in -s is singular.
The Philippines consists of more than 7,000 islands.
The Unites States is big.
Harrods is a department.
Certain illness that end in -s are singular
Diabetes, measles, mumps, rabies, rickets and shingles