Worksheet (3 of 7) on Subject Verb Agreement
Verbs sometimes change depending on the number of subjects you are writing about. For the plural subject and the plural verb to agree, they cannot both end with an "s".
A superstitious boy probably believes in bad luck.
Superstitious boys believe in bad luck.
Circle the plural verb that sounds correct.
|1||Superstitions carry/carries many believes and life lessons.|
|2||The ladders leads/to the gallows. If Brian walk/ under a ladder he will get bad luck. According to folklore, death notices him.|
|3||In Egypt, the Goddess Bast is a black cat. Christians tells/us that black cats crossing your path will cut you off from God and heaven.|
|4||It is believed that Gods lives/in oak trees. Girls and boys /knocks on wood 3 times to make a tribute to the Gods. Knock on wood.|
|5||If you/breaks mirrors it will bring you seven years bad luck because you have to work for that amount of time to re-pay the cost of a new mirror.|
|6||Jesus is crucified on Friday and 13 guests/sits with Jesus at the last supper with the 13th guest being Judas, the traitor. Fear of Friday the 13th history.|
|7||Romans pays/their soldiers in salt, hence the word salary. Soldiers /throws a pinch of spilled salt over their left shoulder to drive away evil spirits.|
|8||Etymologists/claims that the expression "get a lucky break" applied to the person getting the larger half when pulling at the wishbone. Others strokes/ the bone and make a wish; hence the name wishbone. Make a wish.|
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