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6.1: Subject-Verb Agreement

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    PRESENT TENSE FORMS OF WANT AND RELAX

      Singular   Plural  
    First Person I want We want
    Second Person You want You want
    Third Person He/she/it wants They want
      Singular   Plural  
    First Person I relax We relax
    Second Person You relax You relax
    Third Person He/she/it relaxes They relax

    Example \(\PageIndex{1}\):

    I want to eat an ice cream.

    They relax visibly.

    PRESENT TENSE FORMS OF HAVE

      Singular   Plural  
    First Person I have We have
    Second Person You have You have
    Third Person He/she/it has They have

    Example \(\PageIndex{2}\):

    You have my full attention.

    It has very bad breath!

    PRESENT TENSE FORMS OF DO/DON’T

      Singular   Plural  
    First Person I do/don’t We do/don’t
    Second Person You do/don’t You do/don’t
    Third Person He/she/it does/doesn’t They do/don’t

    Example \(\PageIndex{3}\):

    She doesn’t like to wear dresses.

    We do our own homework.

    PRESENT TENSE FORMS OF BE

      Singular   Plural  
    First Person I am/was We are/were
    Second Person You are/were You are/were
    Third Person He/she/it is/was They are/were

    Example \(\PageIndex{4}\):

    We are learning so much today!

    I was lost before!

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