Humanities › English Practice in Correcting Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement Can You Get These Subjects and Verbs to Agree? Share Flipboard Email Print Maica/Getty Images English English Grammar An Introduction to Punctuation Writing By Richard Nordquist English and Rhetoric Professor Ph.D., Rhetoric and English, University of Georgia M.A., Modern English and American Literature, University of Leicester B.A., English, State University of New York Dr. Richard Nordquist is professor emeritus of rhetoric and English at Georgia Southern University and the author of several university-level grammar and composition textbooks. our editorial process Richard Nordquist Updated September 07, 2019 After you've reviewed how to correct errors in subject-verb agreement, including tricky cases, complete the editing exercise below. Several (but not all) of the following sentences contain errors in subject-verb agreement. When you spot an error, correct it. If a sentence is free of errors, identify it as correct. When you're done, compare your responses with the answers below. Example Sentences Music soothe me.Billy bake brownies every Halloween.Peggy and Grace is arguing again.Elsie never takes the bus to work.The people who own that house has no insurance.One of these mechanics have a set of jumper cables.Felix and his brother is mending the wings of butterflies.Both of my essays is brilliant.The pulses emitted by a neutron star recurs at precise intervals.One of my uncles dances at the Rainbow Cafe.Phil and Jeremy has gone to the concert.Both of my daughters are professional dancers.Every one of the workers receive the same benefits.There is two gerbils in my bathroom.This box of toys belong in the attic. Answers Here are the answers below, with the corrected words in bold. Music soothes me.Billy bakes brownies every Halloween.Peggy and Grace are arguing again.CorrectThe people who own that house have no insurance.One of these mechanics has a set of jumper cables.Felix and his brother are mending the wings of butterflies.Both of my essays are brilliant.The pulses emitted by a neutron star recur at precise intervals.CorrectPhil and Jeremy have gone to the concert.CorrectEvery one of the workers receives the same benefits.There are two gerbils in my bathroom.This box of toys belongs in the attic.