Subject-Verb Agreement means that a singular subject takes a singular verb and a plural subject takes a plural verb.
My brother is in town.
My brothers are in town.
In the first example the subject is singular: my brother. This makes the verb singular: is.
In the second example the subject is plural: my brothers. This makes the verb plural: are.
The first step is to identify…
In grammar a complement – not to be confused with a compliment! – is a way to provide more information about the subject or the object of a sentence.
He is gorgeous!
Did you like the present she gave you?
A complement completes an idea, whether this is expressed with a phrase, a clause or a word.
When the complement refers to the subject of a sentence we talk about…
Look at these sentences:
James Bond drives an Aston Martin.
Bond is chasing the killer!
007 kissed the beautiful Russian agent.
In each one the subject has been highlighted. The subject is the main theme of the sentence; it is what the sentence is all about. It is, if you like, the star actor of the sentence.
In English sentences it normally comes first with the rest of…