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Spotting Error On Subject Verb Agreement

16. His parents were angry with him (a)/ because two thousand rupees (b) / were spent by him for useless objects. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is partly (c) of the sentence. If the combination of the “numeraladjektiv – pluriural noun” gives an impression of a value, distance, height or weight, etc., the verb should be in a singular form. In part (c), the verb should therefore be “what” rather than “were.” 15. It was the Indians who bravely fought the tyranny of the British rulers. (c)/ No errorSolution: part of the error is (a) where the verb “were” is wrong and must be replaced by “what.” For the statement, see sentence 10. The salami and chorizo in the fridge is very salty, so you might want to serve some water with it, so your guests will be comfortable. No error (a) She immediately finishes/ (b) the work in which/ (c) required neither skill nor knowledge. / (d) No errorQuit right, either change IS or Quitquestion is wrong – it must be quit question and QUITS is correct. 8. This is not Vikash, but his friends (a) / were found (b) / involved in the conspiracy. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (b) of the sentence.

If two subjects by “not” or “not…. but ” are related, the verb is maintained according to the subject with which “no” is not used. The verb should therefore be in part (b) of the phrase “were” instead of “what.” Stephanie says she wants to go to university after graduation, but her bad attitude towards senior year studies doesn`t indicate that she`s happy to be a student. No Error 16) You got better (1)/Difficult Study if (2)/ You want to pass the exam (3)/ no error 17) I helped (1)/ my friend to solve (2)/ this puzzle (3)/ no error Read the sentence to find out if there is an error in it. The error, if it exists, will be in part of the sentence. The number of this part will be the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). Ignore punctuation errors, if they exist.

8) More students than (1)/ one were absent yesterday (3)/ no error My favorite history teacher, as well as some of his administrators, were asked to resign because fewer students took history courses than ever before. No error 17. He behaves as if he were the owner (b) / of the company. (c)/ No errorSolution: the error is part (b) of the sentence. If “yes, if, if, if only etc.” is followed by “being,” one should use the auxiliary verb “were” regardless of whether the subject is of any number. See the example below: A pair of supportive shoes are important if you have pain in your lower back. No mistake 15) omitting `to` 🔹Indication – “Would have better” is used to give advice or to tell people what to do. Meaning is not the present or the future of the past. Always use `had` before you don`t. With better, we use the nude infinitive. 16) No error 17) The sentence is quite correct. 🔹Seign – help, command, let, make are cause verbs because they cause something else.

If used in the active voice, they follow (except let) infinitive naked (v1).