Tuesday, July 2, 2013

A Grammar Lesson: Compound Subjects & Verb Agreement

A Grammar Lesson: Compound Subjects & Verb Agreement

Rule: With a compound subject, the verb usually agrees with the subject nearer the verb:

Neither the defendant nor his lawyers are present.

Neither the lawyers nor the defendant is present.

(ljs)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2013/07/a-grammar-lesson-compound-subjects-verb-agreement.html

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