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Rule "Agreement: Mass/singular noun + non-third-person verb"

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Description: Agreement: Mass/singular noun + non-third-person verb
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Message: Possible agreement error - use third-person verb forms for singular and mass nouns.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The marketing are bad for you.
    Correction suggestion: marketing is, marketings are, markets are
  • My mother are a doctor.
    Correction suggestion: mother is, mothers are
  • Our success depend on your efforts.
    Correction suggestion: success depends, successes depend
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The city is an international transport hub and a popular tourist destination.
  • Those wanting are the Canines.
  • The Vietnamese are good people.
  • The transport deduct on net volumes is $.2422.
  • The rest are arriving later.
  • A credit review on Renaissance will be conducted within the next week.
  • The committee are all against it.
  • An evening glow often promises good weather.
  • An export pipeline that transports Caspian oil.
  • A Shuttle trip around the world takes only ninety minutes.
  • Our personnel are encouraged to work as a team.
  • His last film The Sacrifice was produced in Sweden in 1986.
  • Caught by MANY_NN: Many child are unhappy.
  • Neither may be necessary, let me know.
  • The end date on #21 (contract # 58654) is 4/30/2005.
  • The demand charge on #21 and #17 is $3.145 per month.
  • This better be important.
  • No longer are the riches of the Bible known only to a few.
  • All IT project technical communications will be focused through your company's designated IT contact(s).
  • The Kabyle are Berber but they are secular unlike other Berbers.
  • The remainder are senior specialists.
  • The youth eat in the garden.
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ID: MASS_AGREEMENT [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-21 22:33:07 +0200)