Importance Rules of Right Form of Verb

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Importance Rules of Right Form of Verb

Importance Rules of Right Form of Verb:

RULE 1: Singular Subject = Singular Verb, Plural Subject = Plural verb

Example:   Shahin is a meritorious student.

                   Vehicles create traffic jam.

RULE 2: Preposition : ( in, at, on, of, for, from, by, with, without, before, after, into, across, about )  +  noun or Verb +  ing.

Example:  Television is an important source of entertainment or entertaining.

Children are fond of using mobile Phone.

RULE 3:  To + Verb1   but   (Addicted to, Adverse to, Be used to, With a view to, Look forward to, Get used to, Be accustomed to) +  Verb + ing.

Example:  Shimu went to London to get a good job.

Shamim tried to join the Navy .

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

I went to the Stage with a view to dancing.

People of Bangladesh are used to eating by their hands.

RULE 04:  I = am ,      

(He, She, It) = is ,  

(We, They, you ) = are  

3rd person Singular Sub. =  Has; 

3rd person Plural Sub. =  Have

Example:    I am Sohan.

He is driving a car.

We aregoing home.

They have won the game.

He haseaten rice.

 RULE 5:   The  +  noun or verb  +  ing  +  of.

The necessity of  learning  English is indescribable.

The using of  Mobile is available .

A constitution is essential for a nation.

He has an Umbrella.

RULE 6: (Can, could, may , might, Shall, should, will, would, must, used to, have to, need, dare, ought to ) + V1

Example: He can do the Sum.

It may rain today.

Tamim must study tonight.

RULE 7 :     While + Verb + ing

Example: While walking in the garden, I saw a snake.

While sleeping I dreamt a good dream.

RULE 8:  (have, has, had, get, got, getting, having ) + V3 or Adjective.

Example:  She got married yesterday.

I had my car cleaned.

Having taken the money, the thief ran away.

Our Culture is getting westernized.  

RULE  9:  Passive Voice : (Can be, could be, may be , might be, Shall be, should be, will be, would be, must be, used to be, have to be,  ought to be ) + V3

Example:  The work ought to be done.

He will be helped by me.

RULE 10:  I = am ,      

(He, She, It) = is ,  

(We, They, you ) = are  

3rd person Singular Sub. =  Has; 

3rd person Plural Sub. =  Have

Example:   I amSohan.

He is driving a car.

We aregoing home.

They have won the game.

He haseaten rice.

RULE 11:  There + is/was/has + Singular Subject. 

There  + are/were/have + plural Sub.

Example:    There is a Mosque in our village.

There are two ponds in our Village.

RULE  12: ( Each, every , one, any) + one or more singular Sub. + Singular Verb.

Example:  Each boy and each girl was present there.

Every boy and girl has been given 100 tk.

RULE 13: (Somebody, Someone) + Singular verb, (some boys, Some toys) + plural verb.

Example:  Someone has stolen the pen.

Some boys have failed in the examination.

RULE 14:   (any, none, each, every, either, neither, one) + of + plural Sub. + singular Verb.

Example:  One of the boys ispresent there.

None of them was present there. Either of them has stolen it.

RULE  15:  ( Population, public, crowd, army, congress, committee, team, government, family, pair, dozen, scenery, knowledge, hundred, thousand, furniture, machinery, information, bread, money, advice, poetry, gallows, ethics, mathematics, physics, news, electronics, dynamics, 2/3….dollars,  2/3….miles,  ) + singular verb.

Example:  Ill news runsa pace .

Physics isa critical subject.

RULE 16 : (people, spectacles, trousers, scissors, brances, cloths, goods, headquarters, vegetables, laws, police, cattle, folk, circumstances, gentry.) + plural verb.

Example:  His circumstances are not good.

People don’t eat the same food.

Vegetables contain vitamin.

RULE 17:  (who, whose, whom, which, that) follow only  their before subject to choose a verb.

Example:  It is I who am your friend.

It is you who are my friend.

RULE  18:  Prefer to + verb + ing

Example:   Lata prefers to reading newspaper.

Joynal prefers to eating betel.

RULE 19:  ( Feel, love, hear, like, hate, see, forget, consist, seem, sound, smell, believe, know, wish, doubt, prefer, imagine, fear, taste, astonish, please, understand) they are used in present Indefinite tense not in continuous tense. 

Example:  I seethe bird.



RULE 20:  Distance/money/time + singular verb

Example:  Thirty miles isa long way.

100 years isa long time.

Money begets money.  

RULE 21 : Arithmetical Operations ( singular verb)

 Example:  Five plus five is ten.

Ten minus five is five.

Ten divided by two is five.

RULE 22: (Always, regularly, generally, usually, occasionally, normally, naturally, frequently, everyday, daily, often) = Present Indefinite Tense.

Example:  Organizations frequently need employees who speak a standard form of English.

English usually helps  to get good job.

He always prays his prayer.

RULE  23: (now, at this/the moment, at present, day by day, increasingly, rapidly.) = Present continuous Tense.

Example:  Mobile Phone users are increasing day by day.

He is eating now.

RULE 24: (  yesterday, one day, ago, once, last, after a few days, last night, once upon a time, in the past, previously.) = Past Indefinite Tense.

Example:  I received your letter yesterday.

One day I borrowed a book from you.

RULE 25: (Just, just now, already, yet, ever, lately, recently, immediately.) = present Perfect  Tense.

Example:  He has transferred from Dhaka recently.

We have shifted to safe place immediately.

RULE 26: (mind/worth/without/get used to/got used to/ be used to/past, can’t help, couldn’t help, would you mind) + verb + ing

Example:  Would you mind having a cup of tea?

He can’t help smoking.

RULE 27: Active voice – ( am, is , are, was, were, have been, has been, had been, shall be, will be, shall have been, will have been) + verb + ing

Example:  Rana is doing the sum.

It has been raining since morning.

RULE 28:  (ask, decide, demand, forget, happen, hope, learn, manage, neglect, offer, plain, prepare, promise, remember, seem, try , want) + to

Example:   Shihab neglects to his friend.

It seems to me false. 

We have decided to start a  business.

RULE  29:   ( had better, had rather, would better, would rather, let, must, need, dare, make, would sooner, had sooner) + verb1

Example:   He had better read newspaper regularly.

I will not let you enter  the class room.

RULE 30: ( It is time, It is high time, wish, fancy) = Past Indefinite

Example:  I fancy I turned a pale.

It is high time we developed our country.

RULE 31: Lest…. Should…

Example:   Walk fast lest you should miss the train.

Read attentively lest you should fail  in the exam.

RULE 32 : (if, wish, as if , as though) unreal past = were

Example:  If I werea doctor, I could treat the poor.

I wish I were a king.

RULE 33: If  Past Indefinite tense, Sub + would/could/might  +  verb1

Example:   If I werea doctor, I could treat the poor.

If you came , I would go.

RULE  34:  If + Present Indefinite, future Indefinite tense. or                                                      Sub. + may/can/shall/will + v1

Example:   If he runsin the rain, he will catch cold.

If it rains, I will not go out.

RULE 35:  If + present perfect tense, Sub.+ migh have/could have/ would have + verb 3

Example:  If they had started earlier, they would have reachedthere in time.

If I had seen him, I might have told him the news. 

RULE 36:  Present Indefinite or Present perfect tense  + since + Past Indefinite tense.

Example:  It ismany years since I came to Dhaka.

Many years have passed since I had mether.

RULE 37:   Past Indefinite tense + since + Past perfect tense.

Example:  Many years passed since I had seen her last.

RULE 38: Past Perfect + before + past  Indefinite. 

past Indefinite + after + past perfect.

Example:  The patient had died before the doctor came.

The patient died after the doctor had come.

RULE 39: Beginning of the sentence- verb + ing or to + v1  (gerund, infinitive)

Example:  Rising early is a good habit.

Sleeping is necessary to life.

To take drugs leads a man to death.

RULE  40:        Verb + (how/what/when/which/why) + to

Example:   He knows what to do.

She taught me how to make a cup of tea.

RULE 41:   Things =  interesting ,    person = interested

Example:    History is very interesting subject.

I am very much interested to meet him.

RULE 42: Uncountable noun ( water, air, tea, sugar, environment, furniture, kindness, rainfall, reputation, wood, paper, gum, courtesy, earth, bread, oxygen, smoke, Bangla, English.) + singular verb.

Example:   Air isvery important element of the environment.

Water plays a vital role in agriculture.

RULE  45:  No sooner had….than,

Scarcely had…..when, 

hardly had…before/when.

Example:  No sooner had he seen the police than he ran away.

RULE 46: If Simple Sentence contains two main verbs , It may be 2nd verb with ing or to + 2nd     verb with present form. 

Example:  I saw him going.

I am going to open a bank account.