Agreement Errors In Sentences

Some examples of verb form errors are as follows: it is a matter of subject-verb concordance in this independent clause: “The general security of the city has improved considerably since it was hired.” To simplify, the subject is “security”, which is a singular noun, so the verb must also be singular, which “has improved” hurts and “improved” the corrected verb. You`ll find more lessons on what you shouldn`t do in our run-on sentence examples. Nothing makes amateur and un professional writing appear as fundamental sentence errors. This week we consider the errors in the pronoun-precursor concordance and the subject-verb agreement. Subject-verb concordance errors occur in the English language when an author or spokesperson has not disconnected the number (singular or plural) of the verb with the subject number of the sentence. It is not always easy to recognize a subject-verb disagreement due to the many exceptions to the rules of English, but some general guidelines will help the meticulous author find most errors. For more information on the pronoun-precursor agreement, please see pages 325-326 of Write for Business and pages 366-367 of Write for Work. A run-on sentence is a sentence in which two or more independent clauses (sentences that could be isolated) are poorly assembled. A subset of run-on sentences is the comma spleiß…

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