Read the following sentences and choose the correct verb form:
1. The girls (have, has) prepared a lunch.
2. Many of the neighbours (has, have) gone to the picnic.
3. At the door (sit, sits) Dick and Tom.
4. Hail and frost often (injure, injures) the fruit crops.
INTENT vs MEANING
Read the sentence below. Try to determine what the author intended. Explain whether or not he used the correct wording. If you think it is incorrect, fix it.
"I don't know about you, but I'm anxious as hell to hear the reasons for the university's alleged thumbs-down on downtown."
Gord Henderson, "The ivy ghetto", The Windsor Star, Tuesday, November 27, 2007.
The word for today is "exactitude".
Define "exactitude" and use it in a sentence.