Need help on which one is the verb in these sentences

0

2. The huge rocks at Stonehenge challenges tourists and scientists alike to uncover their mysteries.

3. Most people easily recongnize the monument as it looks in the photograph below.

4. However, nobody are sure how Stonehenge looked long ago.

5. Some of the archaeologists studying the site believes that Stonehenge once looked very different.

6. Few of the stones remains in their original places.

7. Many visitors to Stonehenge assume that ancient Druids built the monument.

8. Most scientists, though, says it was built many years before the Druids-perhaps four thousand years ago.

9. After seeing Stonehenge, few doubt that the stones weighs as much as fifty tons.

10. Of course, nearly everyone seems to have a theory about how these stones were set in place and what they were used for, but no one knows for sure.

Verbs asked Mar 30 '12 at 20:05 Gwenn New member

1 answer


0

2. The huge rocks at Stonehenge challenges <main clause's verb, should be "challenge" to agree with plural "rocks">  tourists and scientists alike to uncover <subordinate clause verb> their mysteries.

 

3. Most people easily recongnize <main clause verb> the monument as it looks <subordinate clause verb> in the photograph below.

 

4. However, nobody are <verb, should be the singular "is">  sure how Stonehenge looked <subordinate clause verb> long ago.

 

5. Some of the archaeologists studying the site believes <main clause verb, should be "believe" to agree with "some"> that <"that" is unnecessary> Stonehenge once looked <subordinate clause verb> very different.

 

6. Few of the stones remains <verb, should be "remain" to agree with "few"> in their original places.

 

7. Many visitors to Stonehenge assume <main clause verb> that <should be "the" or delete> ancient Druids built <subordinate clause verb> the monument.

 

8. Most scientists, though, says <verb, should be "say" to agree with "most"> it was <subordinate clause verb> built many years before the Druids-perhaps four thousand years ago.

 

9. After seeing Stonehenge, few doubt <main clause verb> that the stones weighs <restrictive clause verb, should be "weigh" to agree with "stones"> as much as fifty tons.

link comment answered Mar 30 '12 at 21:06 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

Your answer


Write at least 20 characters

Have a question about English grammar, style or vocabulary use? Ask now to get help from Grammarly experts for FREE.