'The Number' and 'A number' (Subject and Verb agreement)

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Grammar — Beginner Level
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Activity

Complete each sentence choosing the correct option


  1. The number of patients who died from the virus   increased.

  2. A number of doctors   on duty these days.

  3. A large number of books   coming today.

  4. The number of missing artifacts   everyday.

  5. A number of articles   submitted late.

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. What does the expression a number mean? the number?

  2. When do you use the singular verb?plural verb?

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