The rose bush (seems, looks) beautiful next to the fence. The boys` bag (belongs, belongs) to my little brother. The blue areas on the map (indicates) the water. A dealer in rare books (was asked to look at the collection of novels to ensure authenticity. Many people in Europe (speak, speak) several languages. Subject-Verb Agreement Referring to Something Countable A tired student in my class (sleep, sleep) through most classes. Verb agreement on the subject… You don`t always agree! The flakes in this seed (taste, taste) like sawdust. The student, as well as his teacher, (was/were) on the excursion. One of my son`s worst habits (is are) leaves a selection of dirty plates on the kitchen counter. Subject-verbal agreement: The weak thumb of grammar Tomatoes in this salad (are) brown and muddy. The rust stains in the back of Emily`s car (need, need) must be cleaned with special polishing.
Collecting medicine bottles in my parents` bathroom (overflowing, overflowing) from the cupboard shelves. Students with good employment prospects in the nursing sector have good employment prospects. The woman with dark sunglasses (are, are) our mayor. The judge`s decisions (seems, seems) questionable. This silk flower by candlelight (look, it looks) real. The houses along the main street (a, have) well-maintained farms.