17. He behaves (a) / as if he were the owner (b) / of the business. (c)/ No error Solution: the error is in part (b) of the sentence. If “if, if, if, if only” follows “to be”, the adverbant “were” must be used independently, the subject being of any number. See example below: 10. The boss says that (a) / there are a lot of difficulties that must be faced (b) / before the project is successfully launched. (c)/ No error Solution: the error is in part (b) of the sentence. If “there” and “he” are used as introductory subjects, then in the case of “there”, the verb corresponds to the noun or pronoun used after “there”. However, in the case of “he”, the verb is always maintained as singular.
See example: 6) My brother, like the other members (1) / my family, was defenseless (2) / following the flood in the city (3) / no error 💯Click here for compiling important error/error detection questions from pronouns (with a solution) country names are always singular. Rule-16 If two different singular nouns express an idea, the verb must be in the singular form. Rule-4 In sport, the name of the country, while it refers to the players, is followed by the plural. Example: England won the World Cup. The company is the subject, so the correct pronoun should be “That.” 10) It was the students (1) who wanted the teacher (2) / today to declare leave (3) / no error 11) No student (1) and no teacher (2) / was present (3) / no error 12) I wrote my (1) / friend (2) / a blue ink letter (3) / no error 💯Click here for important questions of error detection / errors of SUBST (with solution) 1) The sentence indicated is quite correct. 🔹Tipp – If the subject, which is not used after “nothing except”, is singularverb, it takes singular, and if the subject is plural, then it becomes a plural 2) “Many a” takes a singular subject and a singular verb. 3) Add “allowed” after “a” 🔹Ser – In a compound sentence, both the signs of help and the main signs should be mentioned separately if they differ in number, shape or voice. In such cases, a verb cannot act for both clauses. 4) “did she work” rather than “she worked” 🔹 Note – If a sentence is triggered by an adverb, in this case the inverse form of the verb is used. 5) “will she” instead of “she will be” 6) was rather. 🔹conseinte – if two subjects are related by and/like/unlike /besides/ and not with etc., the verb corresponds to the first subject. 7) no error 🔹Tip – `more than one` takes a singular noun and verb.
8) no `More. Comme un` takes a plural. 9) instead of having 🔸Handy Tip – one third ✔️ One third ❌ But if there is more than one in the counter like two, three, etc., then two thirds ❌ Two thirds✔️ Three quarters ❌ three quarters✔️ If it is followed by a plural count, then the plural verb is used and if it is followed by an incalculable noun or noun, then the singular is used. . .