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Answered By: BethMarie Gooding Last Updated: May 10, 2016 Views: 90
Subject-verb agreement means that the subject and verb must match - a singular noun must have a singular verb and a plural noun must have a plural verb. It is always important to ensure your subject and your verb match in number.
Most regular verbs are made singular by adding an S. A plural verb will not have an S.
Example: He lives in Cleveland. He is a singular noun and requires the singular verb lives.
Example: The students want a coffee machine. Students is a plural noun and requires the plural verb want. Notice there is not an S on the end of this verb.
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