marolog - a story of lives (in Denmark)

What maro sees, hears, smells, tastes, touches, and feels in his life will be told in his way in this blog. So today, what you'll see through his eyes?


These indefinite pronouns are singular and take singular verbs:
  - anybody
  - anyone
  - each
  - either
  - everybody
  - everyone
  - neither
  - nobody
  - no one
  - one
  - somebody
  - someone

  - Is anybody home?
  - Anyone may apply for the scholoarship.
  - Of the five models, each has a special feature.
  - Either Rose or Sharon has the list.
  - Everybody needs a dream.
  - Nobody answers the phone after six o'clock.
  - Somebody has to fix the flat tire.
  - Someone is peering in the window.

These indefinite pronouns are plural and take plural verbs:
  - several
  - both
  - many
  - few

  - Several of the applicants are waiting in the hall.
  - Both are interested in taking economics courses.
  - Many are not in favor of the new parking regulations.
  - Few of the students returned to the dorm before noon.

These indefinite pronouns can be singular or plural depending on the meaning of the sentencs:
  - some
  - none
  - all
  - most
  - any
  - a lot

Use a singular verb form if the pronoun refers to a single quantity and use a plural verb if the pronoun refers to more than one unit of something.

  - Some of the work is ver difficult.
  - Some of the cookies are burned.
  - All of the coffee has been drunk.
  - All of the tickets have been turned in.
  - Most of the food is in the refrigerator.
  - Most of the choir members are on the bus.
  - A lot of the work was too easy.
  - A lot of people were angry.

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