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Which of the following sentences demonstrates correct subject-verb agreement? The children goes to bed later durning the summer, Fiona and Robert is riding the bus to the park this afternoon, They washes the car on sunny weekend days,Victor plays the piano almost every afternoon.I picked D, please help..

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  1. Wow! It's hard to tell what's what in here. Holy smoke!

    A. The children goes to bed later durning the summer,

    B. Fiona and Robert is riding the bus to the park this afternoon,

    C. They washes the car on sunny weekend days,

    D. Victor plays the piano almost every afternoon.

    Yes, the last one is correct.

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  2. let's look at each sentence

    1) plural subject and singular verb

    2) plural subject and singular verb

    3) plural subject and singular verb

    4) ?? subject and ?? verb

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  3. The subject and verb should match. A plural subject requires a plural form of the verb, singular to singular. "He is blond." "They are blond." "Robert and Elizabeth are brother and sister." "Robert is Elizabeth's brother." Is is singular, are is plural. In these examples, "Victor plays the piano..." is correct. If it was "They play the piano...", "plays" would be wrong.

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  4. I am. He is. They are.
    I play. She plays. They play.

    Confusing? Yep, sometimes you just have to know.

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