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to show that you agree with a proposal, even if it`s not what you would choose to show that you pay attention to what someone says and that you understand If you pay attention to two people speaking together in English, you will often hear the person saying things like “Sure,” “definitely” and “absolutely” and “natural.” The use of these phrases shows that you are observing and encouraging the spokesperson to continue without interrupting the flow of their story. The word “agreement,” if one refers to a grammatical rule, means that the words used by an author must be aligned with number and sex (if any). For more details on the two main types of agreements, please see below: Object-Verb-Accord and Noun Pronoun. If you are referring to general groups or names, you should pay attention to the number and gender agreement. Used rudely to express a strong correspondence with something someone just said, used in phrases like “Oh I see” and “Oh correctly” to show that you now understand something of Noun Pronomen: number and orientation of spoken genre used to agree on something or say that something would be comfortable with other questions about your Capstone doctoral thesis or form and style? Send an email to the form and style editors under As “administration” is a group word, you should use a word to replace the group as a whole. It is a singular entity, a group, and there is no sex, so you would use the singular, non-sexual word , “it.” These kinds of phrases make you always look polite, even if you don`t think quite like the other person. They can help you move the conversation and make it more interesting, too! If you want to use a single word and replace it with a pronoun, make sure that the two words match both in number and gender. Note to remember: singular verbs usually end in “s.” Do you already feel in danger of seeing how you can show that you agree with what someone is saying? After all, it is not enough (or appropriate) to simply say “yes.” There are many occasions when you have to show how much you agree with someone, or explain why. In this example, “students” is a plural noun, and “sound” is the appropriate plural pronoun to replace the noun.

In the English language, the third plural pronoun has no sex (unlike the singular “being” or “you”). Note that in APA 7, the use of the singular “they” is also encouraged, which means that the use of “them” as singular pronouns without sex allows statements that do not accept sex or attribute individuals. If the verb were plural, it would refer to more than one theme. Here is an example of where this plural verb would work: do you have any other questions of general writing? Send an email to the writing centre at if someone finally recognizes or understands something used to say that you know that no one is going to contradict you I don`t agree that Sarah was rude to you, but maybe she was just stressed out by the presentation. used to emphasize how much or how little you understand something Here is the theme “conclusion,” and the verb is “shown.” Since the “conclusion” is singular (there is only one), the verb should also be singular.