- Everyone in the class is quiet.
- Does anyone want to come.
- One is absent but the ones who are present will receive a price.
- Someone always eats the food on the table.
- Few books were given to me.
- Are both of them in the game?
- Many are called to eat the big bread.
- Some parts of the trees were cut. ('were' is used because the subject some parts refers to the plural noun trees.
- Some parts of the tree was cut. ('was' is used because the subject some parts refers to the singular noun tree.
- In my house, all my friends eat their lunch. ('eat' is used because the subject all refers to the plural noun my friends.
- In my house, all of my friend's lunch was eaten. ('was' is used because the subject all refers to the singular noun my friend's lunch.
- This girl loves her work, but these boys dont love their work.
- A tree shook its twigs as the birds flapped their wings.
- Everybody took his library card.
- Many have mailed their applications.
- My sister tries harder if she gets a little encouragement.
Note: If two antecedents differ in gender, it is better to use the masculine pronoun his in referring to them.
- Every girl and boy must do his assignment.
- Everyone is requested to bring his packed lunch.
*The exercise for rules 9-10 is found in the next lesson.
~end of lesson~