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what are the mistakes in these sentences

The lady and Homer was putting too much batter in the machine.

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  1. The subject is lady and Homer, which is plural. The verb is was putting is singular.

    What change do you think should be made in this sentence?

  2. lady and Homer should be they and was putting shoud be where putting?

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    posted by Hannah
  3. Close. The verb is were putting.

    The lady and Homer were putting too much batter in the machine.

    Reading it over again -- the preposition "in" should be into.

  4. Thank you.

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  5. You're welcome.

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