Getting the subject to agree with the verb is perhaps the most important of all sentence correction tasks. This topic comes up so often that it is worth getting acquainted with its different facets. Be careful, especially if the subject and the verb or pronoun are separated by long-modification clauses. One of the above questions exploits this particular trap. File Comment: If you like, please praise me. Correction of sentences.doc [31.5 KiB] downloaded 5721 times You must be careful to distinguish singular nouns from plural nouns, even if the testers have made this difficult. For example, look at the following. There is a mistake. The subject of this sentence is “[s]ubject-verb agreement”, which is singular, but the verb “pose” is plural. Since the plural “corrections” are placed between them, the plural verbage sounds right, but is actually false.

Let`s look at a few other examples: the verb “annoy” is used with the theme “styles”, although the prepositional phrase “leadership” and the adverb “often” fall between the two words. Therefore, the verb must take a plural form to match the subject. “Stile. often angry” is the correct answer. This choice of answer corrects the error of the subject`s negotiation agreement in the original sentence by changing the plural dismiss with the singular dismisse. Both are not a singular noun; the verb “a” must match. The two amending phrases here – “support the desires of the inhabitants” and “which consists of five members of the organization” – mask the subject and the verb and make it difficult to identify their differences. Again, this can help to “lift” these sentences and read them around. But here we also have the problem of a singular noun (the board of directors of the owners` association), which seems pluralistic, because it is composed of several people, but which is in fact singular. The plural obsece “do not have” is therefore erroneous in the written sentence. There are a few ways to address this, each of which is also appropriate to respond to the GMAT.

A relative sentence describes the name that appears right in front of it. For example, modified in the following sentence the sentence relating to “Who loves Jane” John: The broad subject of the agreement on the correction of GMAT sentences includes two general areas: (a) the concordance of pronouns and their predecessors, the theme of another contribution; and (b) subject-ver, the theme of this contribution. At the beginning, here are some examples of SC training problems.