Subject Verb Agreement Grade 8 Pdf

Insert the correct form of verbs into the spaces in the following sentences: 1. A good dictionary……… A lot of things. (costs) 2. These five chairs … A thousand rupees. (costs) 3. Ten kilometres……… A long walk. (be) 4.

Sita ……… Next to my house. (live) 5. Bread and butter…….. Healthy food. (be) 6. One of these three boys ……… every year in his classroom.

(situation) 7. My kite … very high in the sky. (Mouches) 8. You ……… It`s dark. (lok) 9. All students of this school … English.

10. My lawn……… very beautiful in the spring. (see) Answers: 1. Cost 2. Cost 3. 4. lives 5. is 6. 7.

Steal 8. Look 9. learn (d) If the subject is plural, but represents a single figure or quantity, it takes a singular verb. One hundred kilometres is a long distance. A thousand rupees is not much these days. Dal and Roti are a dinner in northern India. A Thousand Leagues Under The Sea is a famous novel. Irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular, tension-laden verbs are not formed by the addition of ed.

Example: Types of verbs Word An action word indicates what the subject is doing. (build, laugh, walk, express) or exist. (is, are, were, were) Examples: B. Edit the following sentences to solve problems related to the subject-verb chord and write the edited sentence. If a sentence is correct, write „correctly.” Example: A verb must correspond in number and in person with its subject. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school. You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school. They`re eating a mango. Ram eats a mango.

Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend. They`re friends. D. Highlight the subject of the sentence and the correct verb in the following sentences. (c) When a sentence begins with „there,” the verb corresponds to the actual subject that comes after the verb. John`s coming. There are 50 students in my class. A helping verb indicates when the action of a sentence takes place. The verb helping has several forms on, is, are, were and will be. Examples: Insert the correct shape of the contemporary form into the spaces.

The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly. (walking) 3. Most things … more than before.

(costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children………

very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players……… From my village. (to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1.

Cost 2. runs 3. Cost 4. Fly 5. looks for 6. 7. comes 8. come (ii) Can, must and must have and auxiliaries and must not have „s” on the singular or plural. What the Lord will ask, the servant will do. The servants will do what they ask. If „wants” is a complete verb meaning desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and accepts `-s` if the subject is a singular third person.

No matter what God wants, man cannot change. Words that end with `y` and have a consonant before that `y` the `y` in T and `-it is added if the subject is a singular third person. Ram`s counting on me. He`s doing his best. He`s flying a kite. The verbs have three main parts.

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