09 Oct Subject Verb Agreement Plural Indefinite Pronouns
Words like glasses, pants, pliers, and scissors are considered plural (and require plural verbs), unless the pair of sentences is preceded by them (in this case, the pair of words becomes subject). You learned in a previous lesson that indefinite pronouns fall into three categories: some are singular, some plural, and others fall into both categories, depending on the context of the sentence. When an indeterminate possessive pronoun and pronoun are used in the same sentence, people often choose the plural pronoun of possessive, but it is not always the right choice. Indefinite singular pronouns take singular possessive and indefinite plural pronouns take plural possessives….