Subject–Verb Agreement, Phrases as Subjects

In the previous two sections, we have learned the rules that govern subject–verb agreement for simple subjects and compound subjects. Now let us turn our attention to subjects involving prepositional phrases or that are infinitives, gerunds, or subordinate clauses....

Nouns and their number

One of the four properties of nouns is their number, the others being gender, person, and case. Every noun will fall under either of the two larger classes called countable and uncountable nouns. While countable nouns can be classified further as singular and plural,...

Where is a subject placed?

Considering that the subject can be a noun, pronoun, noun phrase, gerund, infinitive, or subordinating clause, it is important to understand where a subject is placed. 01 The simple case The subject of a simple sentence or a clause usually appears before the...
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