The subject-verb agreement is one of the first things you learn in teaching English: these words are irregular plural nouns (nouns that are not made by adding -s) and they take the plural form of the verb: it is now time for verbs to correspond to a negative contraction with the subject!. To talk about a single member of the police, we can say police officers or police officers – or the term gender-neutral police officer. «How do you react when someone compliments you?» «In general, men don`t like to buy clothes.» B. Itinerary: Decide whether the sentence is correct or wrong. 16. Eight dollars (is, are) today the price of a film. These words can be singular OR plural depending on what follows! «Many of the houses in this neighborhood don`t have a garage.» Note: In British English, «family» and «team» are often plural. . . .