A sentence’s subject must agree in number with its verb. Thus, singular
verbs should be used for singular subjects, and plural verbs should be used
for plural subjects.
➲ In each of these sentences, the singular subject is underlined, and the
singular verb is italicized. Sam holds the school record for the mile run.
This woman knows that subject very well. Kara performs with the local dance company.
➲ In each of these sentences, the plural subject is underlined, and the
plural verb is italicized.
These two seniors hold the record for the mile run.
These women know that subject very well. They perform with the local dance company.
Penelope made her first appearance on screen when she was 15. And since then people have simple refused to let her step away. This model/actor is now in her late 30s, and look at her. She could still give many young women in their early 20s a run for their money. Plus, she is so immensely talented that she makes all those brilliant and difficult roles she played look like a walk in the park.