Question two. Specify whether the verbs highlighted in the sentences below have been used in their transitive or intransfivable forms. (i) Ants fought wasps. (ii) Some ants struggle hard. (iii) Ring the bell, Rama. iv) The vessel was shipped quickly. (v) This horse never happens. Answer: (i) Transitiviv (ii) Intransitiv (iii) Transitivive (iv) Intransitive (v) Intransitive (v) If a plural noun between a singular subject and its verb arrives, the verb used is singular. Example: A verb must correspond in number and in person with its subject. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school.

You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school. They`re eating a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend. They`re friends. Insert the shape of the present into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses.

1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly. (walking) 3. Most things……… more than before. (costs) 4.

This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children……… very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players……… From my village.

(to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2. works 3. Cost 4. Fly 5. looks for 6. 7.

comes 8. if the subjects related to `or`, `nor` are of different numbers, the verb must be plural, and the plural subject should be placed next to the verb. Example: If individual subjects have “everyone” or “all” in front of them, the verb is usually singular. Example: (c) When a sentence begins with “there,” the verb corresponds to the actual subject that comes after the verb. John`s coming. There are 50 students in my class. Irregular verbs change completely in the past. Unlike regular verbs, past forms of irregular, tension-laden verbs are not formed by the addition of ed. Example: Prepared – (Active) eaten – (Passive) In each of the following sentences, a corresponding verb is given according to its theme:- 15.