The Couple Subject Verb Agreement
Many even know why. Plural subjects take plural abraques as “are”. Singular subjects take singular verbs like “is”. We call this subject-verb concordance, and it`s often so obvious that there`s no reason to worry about it. Of course, if you`re actually referring to a single collective couple, the other answer gave a common way to do it (although there may be a difference between common English in the US and the UK when it comes to a subject-verb match with collective subjects): sometimes there is a group of words that alter the subject, before the verb. This situation can be difficult, as a subject closely related to the subject is placed right next to the verb. Our recordings show that the pair is used routinely, without it being followed by a general letter (especially if it is used with more; “I`ll have more” seems quite strange). This prepositional omission is usually avoided in formal writing….