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Next Course Menu Lesson Plan Print Answer Key CLASS NAME FOR CHAPTER 8: AGREEMENT PAGES 152=53 Verb agreement: Indefinite pronouns A pronoun that does not relate to a person, a particular place, thing, or idea is called an indefinite pronoun. If an indeterminate pronoun is used as the subject, make sure that the verb matches the pronoun. Singular Indefinite pronouns 8d. Use a singular verb to match the following pronouns when used as subjects: either everyone no one has everyone anything any EXAMPLE Someone has a good idea. [The Singularverb corresponds to the singular somebody.] Only one of the answers is correct. [The Singularverb corresponds to the substeer of the singular.] NOTE Many indefinite pronouns can also be used as adjectives. If these words are used as adjectives, they have no influence on the number of verbs. ADJECTIVE Each tree has been pruned. [The adjective Everyone modifies the noun tree. The tree is the theme of the sentence.] Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
All rights reserved. EXERCISE A circle of the verb in parentheses that corresponds to the subject in each of the following sentences. Every topic has been highlighted for you. Example 1. No one in my family ever has a birthday (forgotten, forgotten). [The undetermined no one pronoun is always singular, so the verb should also be singular.] 1. Everyone I know (I love, love) on a sunny day. [Is this the indeterminate pronoun Everybody always singular?] 2. Anyone who needs help (studies, studies) in the tutoring laboratory.
3. Each of the sparrows (built, built) a nest. 4. The problem has not yet been undertaken (has been, has been). 5. Everything (seems, seems) here in order. Undetermined plural pronouns 8th. Use a plural about to match the following pronouns when used as subjects: both few examples several of the athletes have won gold medals. [The plural is in line with the plural theme several.] Development Language Skills 61 Menu During Teaching Program Print Answer Key Name CLASS DATEfor CHAPTER 8: AGREEMENT Pages 148=51 ContinueD follow B Complete the verb shape that corresponds to the theme in each of the following sentences.
Example 1. The sounds outside in the night (help, help) I sleep. [The subject, the sound, is plural, so the verb must be plural.] 6. Most campers (use, use) sleeping bags in their tents. [What is the subject of the sentence? Is the subject singular or plural?] 7. Sleeping bags (contains, included) insulation that stores heat. 8. Camp often (need, need) pads under their sleeping bags. 9. Some (are, are) inflatable.10. Pads (renders, makes) the hard floor more comfortable to sleep.
Coincidence with the help VerbenEiger A verb sentence consists of a main verb and one or more auxiliary verbs. The first helping verb in the sentence of the verb corresponds to the subject. EXAMPLES Dad mows the lawn. [Mowing is the sentence of the verb. The singular assistant corresponds to the singular material dad.] Some friends joined us for dinner. [I connected is the sentence of the verb. The plural assistant corresponds to the friend of the plural subject.] REMINDER Even if the first auxiliary verb is in front of the subject, it should correspond to the subject. Does Jake know the answer to this question? [White is the sentence of the verb.. .
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