The woman with dark sunglasses (are, are) our mayor. The rose bush (seems, looks) beautiful next to the fence. The judge`s decisions (seems, seems) questionable. One of my son`s worst habits (is are) leaves a selection of dirty plates on the kitchen counter. This silk flower by candlelight (look, it looks) real. Subject-verbal agreement: The weak thumb of grammar Tomatoes in this salad (are) brown and muddy. The rust stains in the back of Emily`s car (need, need) must be cleaned with special polishing. The blue areas on the map (indicates) the water. A dealer in rare books (was asked to look at the collection of novels to ensure authenticity. Collecting medicine bottles in my parents` bathroom (overflowing, overflowing) from the cupboard shelves. Subject-Verb Agreement Referring to Something Countable A tired student in my class (sleep, sleep) through most classes. The flakes in this seed (taste, taste) like sawdust.
Verb agreement on the subject… You don`t always agree! The boys` bag (belongs, belongs) to my little brother. Many people in Europe (speak, speak) several languages. The houses along Main Street (a, have) well maintained farms. Students with good employment prospects in the nursing sector have good employment prospects. The student, as well as his teacher, (was/were) on the excursion.