Here are nine pronoun-antecedent agreement rules. These rules refer to the rules found in the verb-subject agreement. In this example, the jury acts as an entity; The reference pronoun is therefore singular. Rule: a singular pronoun must replace a single nominz; a plural pronoun must replace a plural noun. Note: The example #1, with the plural pronoun closer to the pronoun, creates a smoother game as an example #2 that forces the use of the singular « to be or use it ». The pronoun refers to President Lincoln. President Lincoln is the ANTECEDENT for the pronoun. A word may refer to an earlier nov or pronoun in the sentence. 8. Each or more has before a name or a certain number of subordinates requires a singular speaker.
Marble can be counted; Therefore, the sentence has a pluralistic reference pronoun. . 6. Title of individual units. (Books, organizations, countries, etc.) Take a singular speaker. Example #2 (singular predecessors closer to pronodem): . 5. Collective nouns (group, jury, crowd, team, etc.) can be singular or plural depending on their importance. EITHER SINGULAR OR PLURIEL: some, none, none, all, most of the 3rd composite themes that are linked by and always a plural reference.
We don`t talk and we don`t write like that. Noun Lincoln`s is automatically replaced with a pronoun. Of course, we say 7. Plural subjects with a singular meaning take on a singular object of reference. (News, measles, mumps, physics, etc.) Here`s what the mechanics of the sentence above look like.