1. Subject connected by And or Both... And is plural
- Jimmy and George are friends.
- Both Jane and Marry walk to school.
2. However, subject connected by And or Both... And with Each or Every at the front of the sentence is singular
- Each man and woman wishes to success.
- Every boy and girl is excited.
3. Always use verb followed the main subject of the sentence.
- The box of books is under the chair.
- Peter, not his friends, is going to school with me.
- I met Peter who is a teacher yesterday.
- This is one of the best decisions that I have made.
4. The following infinitive pronoun always use singular
everybody / everyone / everything
anybody / anyone / anything
somebody / someone / something
another / the other
either / one / each
any / every
- Each arrives on time.
- Everybody is going to school.
5. The following infinitive pronoun always use plural
all / both / few / number + of + plural noun
many / several / some / people
- All are going to school with me.
- Several have arrived so we can start the meeting.
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