Results 1 to 3 of 3

    • Join Date: Feb 2006
    • Posts: 30
    #1

    noun-verb-agreement

    Hi everyone,
    I wonder if my sentence is right..
    The subject of the book are the problems of growing up.

    Please, help!!!
    Thank you!


    • Join Date: Nov 2009
    • Posts: 966
    #2

    Re: noun-verb-agreement

    Quote Originally Posted by molla222 View Post
    Hi everyone,
    I wonder if my sentence is right..
    The subject of the book are the problems of growing up.

    Please, help!!!
    Thank you!
    The grammatical subject of the verb 'be' is 'The subject'. The two words concide, do the two subjects. 'The subject' is singular and so is to be the verb. Use 'is'.

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • English
      • Home Country:
      • Australia
      • Current Location:
      • Australia

    • Join Date: Jul 2006
    • Posts: 173
    #3

    Re: noun-verb-agreement

    The subject of the book is "problems with growing up". :)

Similar Threads

  1. [Grammar] can u please tell me if its auxiliary verb or main verb?
    By asimrj in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 12-Mar-2009, 16:32
  2. non-finite verb
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 28-Mar-2007, 11:56
  3. auxilary verb +noun or be verb?
    By kahhong in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-May-2006, 03:06
  4. Identifying noun and verb phrases
    By nur in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 22-Sep-2005, 16:37

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •