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Subject verb agreement : Compound subject With and When a subject has two or more parts joined by and,

treat the subject as plural and use a plural verb form.


Example His daughter and his son want him to move to Florida. Description plural subject / plural verb

However, if the two joined parts refer to a single person or thing, use a singular verb.
Example The restaurant's chef and owner makes good fajitas. Description singular subject (one person) / singular verb Example Fish and chips is a popular dish in England, but it is no longer served wrapped in newspaper. Description singular subject / singular verb

With each or every When each or every is used with a subject that has two or more parts joined by and, the verb is singular.
Example Every toy and game has to be put away. Description singular verb = has Example Each plate and glass looks new. Description singular verb = looks

With or or nor With compound subjects joined by or or nor, the verb agrees with the part of the subject nearer to it.
Examples Her sister or her parents plan to visit her next week. Neither her parents nor her sister drives a station wagon.