## Sunday, January 18, 2009

### Lesson 37: Other Agreement Problems - part 2

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• Eight plus three is equals eleven.
• Five times six is equals thirty.
• Seventy-two divided by four is equals eighteen.
• Sixty minus forty leaves twenty.

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• Many a hiker has failed to reach the top of the mountain.
• Every child is entitled to a share of the property.

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• Ruth is one of those girls who enjoy gardening. ( Adjective clause - who enjoy gardening; Antecedent to the adjective clause - those girls)
• Ruth is the only one of those girls who enjoys hiking. ( Adjective clause - who enjoys hiking; Antecedent to the adjective clause - only one of those girls)

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• The biggest problem is the demonstrations. (Subject - biggest problem; Predicate nominative - demonstrations)
• Demonstrations are a problem. (Subject - demonstrations; Predicate Nominative - a problem)

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Exercise for Rule 23:

Choose the appropriate verbs in this paragraph:

My hardest challenge (is, are) these problems. It is because these problems (is, are) a point of decision to me. Tomorrow, I will go to school. Inside it (is, are) many problems as well. But I know that those problems (is, are) also a topic of decision for all the students.

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~end of lesson~