A particular problem of concordance arises when the subject is an expression of quantity, for example.B. all, most or some, followed by the preposition of. In this situation, the subject (all, most or some) may be singular or plural depending on what follows the preposition. SKILL 12: CONSISTENCY WITH QUANTITATIVE EXPRESSIONS The problem, which is often confusing among TOEFL test participants, is when the subject begins in the sentence with expressions of quantity, like all, most or some, followed by the preposition of words « of ». In these cases, the subject may be singular or plural with all, most or part of it, depending on the noun according to the preposition « de ». white> 1. No one knows when the glass-making process was invented. Reason: No one is a singular subject, so we must use terms/agreements with singular verbs [Verb 1 +s/es]. SKILL 11: CORRESPONDENCE ACCORDING TO PREPOSITIONAL SENTENCES In general, sentences in English require subjects and verbs. If, in this skill, you encounter a sentence with subject + prepositional sentence, define the verb by looking at the word that exists before the prepositional sentence. Example: the study of languages is very interesting.
The study of languages is very interesting. In the sentence below, the main subject is « Study ». We are often deceived by the word before the verb, such as the word « languages, » so we think the subject is plural and we use verbs for plural subjects. In fact, to determine the verb is subject/noun before preposition. Come on> 3. Some of the electricity consumed in the United States today comes from hydroelectricity. Reason: The subject of this sentence is « electricity », so the verb « comes » to match the subject-verb concordance. Abaikan « part » karena verb wajib mengikuti noun setelahnya dan Preposition « of » The following table describes the most important information you should understand a subject/verb match according to the expressions of the quantity: has been touched>wer 10. Krakow remembers as the volcano that exploded so much ash that sunsets around the world were hit for two years later. Alasan: Ada 3 klausa dalam kalimat ini; berarti ada 3 pasangan Verb subject.
Pertama, subject « Krakatoa » dan verb « is recalled ». Kedua, subject « put the verb dan ». Ketiga, subject « sunsets » dan verb « has been touched ». Dari ketiga pasangan itu, yang tidak tepat adalah « sunsets » dan « was touched ». « Sunsets » adalah bentuk plural, sedangkan « was » singular untuk. « Which was `harus diganti`. Enter your data below or click on an icon to log in: were>was 7.