Contoh Collective Subject dan Verb dalam Agreement

Collective Subject dan Verb dalam Agreement –Bentuk kesepakatan lain antara subjek dan kata kerja juga terdapat dalam bentuk subjek yang berupa kumpulan atau kelompok (collective subject). Bentuk jenis ini juga sering dijumpai dalam kalimat dalam Bahasa Inggris. Perhatikan penjelasan berikut!
Collective Subject dan Verb dalam Agreement
Collective subjectmerupakan subjek yang berupa kelompok atau kumpulan yang ternyata membutuhkan kata kerja bentuk tunggal juga seperti indefinite subject. (Penggunaan indefinite subject dan verb) Berikut ini contohnya:
Audience
Band
Chorus
Class
Committee
Faculty
Family
Group
Majority
Orchestra
Police
Public
Series
Staff
Team
Variety
2, 3, 5, … dollars
4, 5, 6, … miles

Sedangkan kata people butuh kata kerja bentuk jamak, ingat ya!
Jangan menggunakan kata kerja bentuk jamak dengan subjek tunggal dan kata kerja tunggal dengan subjek jamak. Dalam beberapa kasus memang untuk menyatakan pemisahan alami oleh individu dalam suatu kelompok, penulis juga mungkin menggunkan kata kerja jamak dengan collective subject. Misalnya:
The team is planning the event.
The team are collating their plans.
Contoh:
Incorrect: Five miles are easy for me to be traveled.
Correct   : Five miles is easy for me to be traveled.
Incorrect: The team are still planning the plan.
Correct   : The team is still planning the plan.
Incorrect: Ten dollars are the price.
Correct   : Ten dollars is the price.
Incorrect: Many people comes to the show everyday.
Correct   : Many people come to the show everyday
Incorrect: The staff are meeting about the progress in the conference room.
Correct   : The staff is meeting about the progress in the conference room.
Incorrect: A good team are a result of both recruiting and coaching as well as performing.
Correct   : A good team is a result of both recruiting and coaching as well as performing.
Incorrect: A group of singers or musicians needmanager to help market the music.
Correct   : A group of singers or musicians needsmanager to help market the music.
Incorrect: The class are still busy for the final examination.
Correct   : The class is still busy for the final examination.
Incorrect: An audience usually applaudwhen the performance is over.
Correct   : An audience usually applaudswhen the performance is over.
Incorrect: A band need more exercise before the show.
Correct   : A band needs more exercise before the show.

Itulah penjelasan mengenai penggunaan Collective Subject dan Verb dalam Agreement,karena memang sudah kesepakatan, maka perlu mematuhi aturan-aturan yang sudah ada agar tidak rancau penggunaannya dalam kalimat.

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