These examples are automatically selected from different online sources of information to reflect the current use of the word “agreement.” The opinions expressed in the examples do not reflect the views of Merriam-Webster or its publishers. Send us comments. If you want to use a single word and replace it with a pronoun, make sure that the two words match both in number and gender. As “administration” is a group word, you should use a word to replace the group as a whole. It is a singular entity, a group, and there is no sex, so you would use the singular, non-sexual word , “it.” Here you will learn how to match themes and verbs, pronouns and precursors, and perhaps even some outfits. You`ll learn how the agreement works with collective subversives and indefinite pronouns, too. The agreement is a biggie because it occurs at least once a sentence. After the signing of a peace agreement between the two countries, citizens of both sides hoped that the treaty would be maintained. 🔊 note: According to the common law, the agreement is a necessary element of a valid contract.

Under the Single Code of Trade, paragraph 1-201 (3), the agreement is the good deal of the contracting parties, as they are explicitly presented by their language or implicitly by other circumstances (as transactions). The team reached a deal and two new players joined the Chicago Bears through the agreement. 🔊 agreement means that the parts of the sentence coincide. Subjects must be reached and pronouns must be consistent with precursors. Otherwise, your sentences sound heavy and bright, like yellow teeth with a red tie. Central English is saline, borrowed from the Anglo-French agreement, approval, of the agreement “please, consent, consent” -ment In grammar, the number refers to the two forms of a word: the singular (one) or the plural (more than one). The basic rule of sentence chord is really very simple: the word “agreement” by referring to a grammatical rule means that the words used by a writer must be aligned in number and sex (if any). For more details on the two main types of agreements, please see below: Object-Verb-Accord and Noun Pronoun. By signing an agreement with the lawyer, the client agreed to pay two thousand dollars for his services. 🔊 If you refer to general groups or nouns, you need to pay attention to the number and gender agreement. The agreement means that the parts of sentences coincide. Subjects must be consistent with verbs and pronouns must be consistent with precursors.

Singular subjects need singular verbs; Plural subjects need plural verbs. The agreement stipulated that the two roommates were responsible for paying the rent and that neither could break the contract without authorization. 🔊 An agreement with her former boss, the abused worker received a comparative review for the fall of her rights. 🔊 Britannica.com: Encyclopedia Article on Accord Noun-Pronoun Accord: Number and Sexual Orientation If you use a single theme of the sentence, the verb you use must also be singular. These should always match. Take a second to stick these first rules. Circle the correct verb in each sentence. You feel free to look back on the rules you read. Example: The conclusion shows that variables X and Y are related. Note to remember: singular verbs usually end in “s.” If the verb were plural, it would refer to more than one theme. Here is an example of where this plural verb would work: in this example, “one” is a singular male name, so “being” is the appropriate pronoun to replace the noun. The following guidelines make it easy to respond to individual themes and verbs.

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