|Singular rules||Either||Plural rules|
|7d. Singular pronouns: each, either, neither, one, no one, every one, anyone, someone, everyone, anybody, somebody, and everybody. (Note the one and body portions)||7f.
depending on the meaning: some,
any, none, all, and most
||7e. Plural pronouns: several, few, both, many|
subjects followed by phrases beginning
with, together with, as well as, in addition to, and accompanied by take singular verbs.
subjects joined by
or or nor take a singular verb.
|7i. When a singular and a plural subject are joined by or or nor, the verb agrees with the nearer subject||7g.
joined by and take
a plural verb.
Expressions stating amount (time, money, measurement, weight,
volume, fractions) are usually singular when the amount is considered
as a unit. However, when it’s important to
call attention to them as separate units, use a plural verb.
7j. Don't be fooled by an inverted order of subject and verb.
|7m. The title of a book or the name of an organization or country even in plural form usually takes a singular verb. (When you're thinking of the individuals of an organization, use a plural verb.)||
7k. Collective nouns may be singular or plural.
|7n. A few nouns, such as mumps, measles, civics, economics, mathematics, and physics, take singular verbs.||7o.
subject and predicate nominative differ in number, the verb agrees with
many a before a subject is followed by a singular verb.
|7q. Doesn’t is singular||7q.
plural, but use it with I and
|7r. Verbs that follow one of those are plural.|