Common Subject-Verb Agreement Problems
Yes: Marcia and Glenda are there.
Yes: There are Marcia and Glenda.
No: There= s Marcia and Glenda.
Yes: Sloppiness and disorganization are problems.
Yes: Some problems are sloppiness and disorganization.
No: Sloppiness and disorganization is a problem.
Yes: Responsibilities come with adulthood.
Yes: With adulthood come responsibilities.
No: With adulthood comes responsibilities.
Yes: Going too fast around curves is dangerous.
No: Going too fast around curves are dangerous.
Yes: The flowers in the vase are wilting.
No: The flowers in the vase is wilting.
Yes: The mold growing on these oranges sickens me.
No: The mold growing on these oranges sicken me.
No: There is three reasons children hate broccoli.
Best: Children hate broccoli for three reasons
OK: There are three reasons children hate broccoli.
No: There is apples all over the lawn after a windstorm.
Best: Apples fall all over the lawn during a windstorm.
OK: There are apples all over the lawn after a windstorm.