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Present Tense Subject and Verb Agreement Rules and Exercises
RulesWhen are you supposed to use the present tense? We use the Present Tense for the following:
An important rule to know is that in the present tense subjects and verbs have to agree in number. That means that the verb will either have an s on the end of it or not, depending on the subject. Here is a simple formula:
Singular Subjects and Verbs
Subject (No S) + Verb (+ S)
Plural Subjects and Verbs
Subject (+S) + Verb (No S)
Present Tense Exercise #1
Put the correct form of the present tense verb in parentheses in the blank following the subjects.
Present Tense Exercise #2
Find and underline the subjects and verbs in the following paragraph. The verbs should all be in the present tense. Correct the subject-verb agreement problems.
Dr. Miller state in her article that men and women is different emotionally and
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