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Flashcards in Verb Agreement Deck (8):
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Always singular pronouns

Anybody
Anyone
Each
Either
Everybody
Everyone
Much
Neither
Nobody
No one
One
Somebody
Someone
Such

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Always plural

Both
Few
Many
Several

2

Pronouns that could be plural or sing.

All
Any
Enough
More
Most
None
Some

3

Do you use singular or plural with:
And?
Nor/or?

If subjects are joined by "AND" you use the plural form of verb
If subjects are joined by "NOR/OR" then you agree with the subject that is closer with it.

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Collective noun practice

The team is on a winning streak.

The high school varsity team are going to give different colleges next year.

5

Here and there

Here and there can never be the subject of the sentence.

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Many an, every, or each before the subject

If the many an, every or each precedes a single or compound subject, the verb is singular.

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Always singular nouns

Mathematics
Measles
Mumps
News
Physics