If you just started learning English, you first need to know some basic rules of the language. Developing a solid foundation in English grammar will not only help you create your own sentences correctly but will also make it easier to improve your English language section. Here we are providing Daily top basic Grammar Rules of English Language to crack any competitive exams.
- Two or more Singular Subjects connected by and usually take a Verb in the Plural.
Incorrect- Hari and Ram is here.
Correct- Hari and Ram are here.
- If two Singular Nouns refer to the same person or thing, the Verb must be Singular.
Incorrect- The Secretary and Principal are coming.
Correct- The Secretary and Principal is coming.
(Here the same person is .Secretary as well as
- If the Singular Subjects are preceded by each or every, the Verb is usually singular.
Incorrect- Every boy and girl were ready.
Correct- Every boy and girl was ready.
- Two or more Singular Subjects connected by or, nor, either … or, neither…. nor take a Verb in the Singular.
Incorrect- Neither he nor I were there.
Correct- Neither he nor I was there.
- When the Subjects joined by ‘or/nor are of different numbers, the Verb must be Plural, and the Plural Subject must be placed next to the Verb.
Incorrect – Neither the Assistant Masters nor the Headmaster was present.
Correct- Neither the Headmaster nor the Assistant Masters were present.