Skip to content

Subject/Verb Agreement, Part II

2014 April 29
by Fay Lamb

GrammarContinuing the discussion on Subject/Verb Agreement, have you ever realized that when you use here and there that these words are not subjects? Let’s look at the following sentences:

There are so many books I don’t know which to choose.

Here is the book I wish to buy.

In the first sentence, there points to the subject many books (plural) so a plural verb is used.

In the second sentence, here points to one book, so the singular form of the verb is necessary.


Leave a Reply

Note: You may use basic HTML in your comments. Your email address will not be published.

Subscribe to this comment feed via RSS