Study the following regular verb forms in the present tense. Or we can change the second topic (chemotherapy sessions) into an incomparable topic and maintain the elliptical construction: in this example, the topic does not list potential participants, so the verb (was) must be singular. Read the section on the components of a sentence above to remind yourself what modifiers look like that work as adverbians or adjectives. Without understanding what a modifier is, it`s hard not to move it. Note that the part printed in italics is a suspended modifier, as the sentence cannot be hung. The word does not indicate who the actor is. Re-editing the sentence in active voice helps to solve the problem: without understanding what a modifier is, I find it difficult not to move it. Whether or not a singular verb can be used with data remains controversial. Many medical journals prefer data to have a plural verb, while others argue that data can have a singular verb if it is used as a non-counting noun (i.e., a noun whose elements cannot be counted, such as for example. B information).
Check the policies of the journal you have chosen if you are not sure. A compound subject is formed by two or more names and conjunctions of coordination and, or, or. A composite subject can be composed of singular subjects, plural subjects, or a combination of singular and plural subjects. In this sentence, the subject is mother. As the sentence is only about one mother, the subject is singular.. . .