2. Complete these sentences with the verb forms of the names in parentheses. i) The thief tried to be innocent_ – (Evidence) ii) „I`ll be home soon,“ Kashi said. (Thoughts) (iii) You must be correct if you come with us. (Behaviour) (iv) I don`t have the incredible story of Shanta — (Faith) (v) Teachers asked me to make the tablet – (Cleanness) (vi) Children – aloud during the teacher`s joke. (Gaieté) (vii) I use the remaining bread for the birds — (food) (viii) Try the hall and with rangoli. (Beauty) ix) The Minister`s speech was intended to celebrate the country`s brave soldiers. (Glory) (x) Please find a solution to this threat. (Thoughts) Question two. Fill the spaces with the corresponding forms of the verb. Select the answers in the brackets options.
(i) A friend of mine went to France. (have/have) (ii) Each of the boys gave a gift. (war/waren) (iii) None of the participants is able to achieve a decisive victory. (was/were) iv) do not mix oil and water — (tut/tun) (v) He and I gathered at Oxford. (was/were) vi) Slowly and regularly – the race. (win/win) (vii) Neither peter nor James is a right to property. (have/have) (viii) No prize or medal – gives the boy, although he was at the top of the exam. (war/waren) (ix) The responsibility of Mary or Alice – (est/are) (x) Neither the Minister nor her colleagues provided an explanation. (have/have) Answer: (i) a (ii) was (iv) do (v) were (vi) wins (vii) a (vii) est (ix) est (x) they brought the suitcase back two days. Here, the verb „brought“ (bring) needs an object to become useful. What was brought in? They brought the suitcase.
The verb „bring“ (brought) is therefore a transitive verb. My father wrote a book that you might be interested in. We cross the river by boat. The child reads English poems, an uncivilized man killed John Kennedy. She created this structure for our proposed home. My teacher gave me a pen before entering the exam room. They`re selling their properties. Question 2: Fill in the spaces that each sentence has in accordance with the subject-verb agreement.
Notes: 1. Many transitive verbs can also be used as intransitive verbs. Examples: Definition of Subject-verb Agreement Subject-verb agreement tells us how a subject will accept its verb. In general, the rules are tense in the category of the subject verb agreement, but apart from these rules, there are other rules according to which a subject accepts the verb. z.B. Question 1. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. (i) Either the answer (is, is) acceptable. (ii) Each of these books are fiction. (iii) No one (knows, knows) the problems I`ve seen.
(iv) (Are, are) the five or six messages? (v) Mathematics (is, is) John`s favorite subject, while Civics (are) Andreas the preferred subject. (vi) Eight dollars is the price of a movie these days. (vii) Is the tweezer in this drawer? (viii) Your pants (east, are) at the cleaner. ix) There were fifteen candies in that bag. Now these (is, are) are now one. x) The committee (debate, debate) is attentive to these issues. Answer: (i) is (ii) (iii) white (iv) is (v) is (v) is (vi) est (viii) are (viii) are (ix) were, (x) debates Few verbs go, fall, die, sleep, etc. are exclusively inextraits.