Noun-Pronoun Agreement: Number and gender orientation Many things can make the subject-verbal agreement a little difficult. Here are three examples. Paralegal believed that there was an overload of cases in the office that generates stress. No mistake Shana, Joe and Marcel were incredible in each of their appearances, and the audience rewarded them with cheers and applause. No error The object of the main sentence (after the comma) is “faces” (especially “stacy`s friends` faces”) that cannot logically be the subject of the first clause. This disagreement creates an insegibility clause. This must be the subject (of the whole sentence) that “looks down,” but it can be inferred that it is Stacy who is at the top because her “friend faces” have “smiled” on her. The verb “are” corresponds to a plural subject, but the theme of this sentence is the singular “couple.” If you change “are” to “is,” the error of the sentence will be corrected. The corrected sentence is: “A pair of support shoes is important if you have pain in your lower back.” This sentence contains an error of the subject verb chord. The theme of this sentence is unique: “recent discovery,” although the following development of short films and a personal diary may be misleading, they do not change the grammatical subject of the sentence. Therefore, the verb should be “allowed.” For more information on the pronoun-antecedent agreement, visit Write for Business pages 325-326 and Write for Work pages 366-367. A pair of supportive shoes are important if you have lower back pain.

No mistake James is a proactive policeman, so much so that local rebellious teenagers are annoyed by his strict nature, the overall security of the city has improved considerably since he was hired. No mistake When Stacy`s friends looked from the top, they intertwined and smiled at them. No error Nothing makes writing amateur and un professional as faults of fundamental sentences. This week we are dealing with errors in the pronoun-antecedent agreement and the subject verb agreement. In other words, it`s up to you to find out what the true precursor is. Subject-verbal chord errors occur when the scribe or spokesman uses the plural form of a verb, when the subject calls the singular form, or when the singular form of a verb is used, then the subject calls the plural form. “The subject does not agree with the verb,” is an example of a subject-verb agreement error. You would say, “The subject does not agree with the verb.” Use your verb to find your subject, then make sure you have used the right verb for the subject to find errors of subject agreement. Bob is a third individual-singular noun, and therefore the verb (readers) is singulif. This harmony between the subject and the verb is called concordance.

The recent discovery of the short films and the personal diary of the renowned inventor make historians of his genius even more appreciate. No mistake Stephanie says she wants to go to university after graduation, but her bad attitude towards senior year studies doesn`t indicate that she likes being a student.