Five minutes is enough to do this exercise．
Each boy and each girl wants to serve the people in future．
More than one student has seen the film.
Many a ship has been damaged in the storm.
More members than one are against your plan.
一些有两个部分构成的名词表示衣物或工具作主语时, 谓语一般用复数形式：glasses, clothes, trousers, shoes, compasses, chopsticks, scissors等。
但假如主语用a kind of , a pair of , a series of等加名词构成时, 谓语动词通常用单数形式。A pair of shoes was on the desk．
并列主语假如指的是同一个人、同一事物或同一定义时, 谓语动词用单数形式, 这个时候and后面的名词没冠词。比如:
Truth and honesty is the best policy．
The girl’s teacher and friend is a young doctor．
To love and to be loved is the great happiness.
Going to bed early and getting up early is a good habit.
A knife and fork is on the table.
当主语后面跟有as well as, as much as , no less than, along with, with, like, rather than, together with, but, except, besides, including, in addition to等引导的词组时, 其谓语动词的单、复数按主语的单、复数而定。比如:
The teacher as well as the students was excited．
The room with its furniture was rented．
A (great) number of修饰可数复数名词, 谓语动词用复数; a great deal of,a large amount of 修饰不可数名词, 其短语作主语时, 谓语动词用单数。
关系代词who, that, which等在定语从句中作主语时, 其谓语动词的数应与句中先行词的数一致。比如:
Those who want to go please sign your names here．
Some of the energy that is used by man comes from the sun．
1/2 one(a) half 1/4 one(a) quarter
Now Minneapolis-based inventor Rich Kronfield has created an electric-assist ‘Raht Racer’ velomobile that he claims can