Third-person singular "-s"
Singular and non-count nouns (in the third person) require the "-s" form of the verb in the present tense.
The girl loves painting.
My dog likes to eat meat.
Johnny lives next door to Jenny.
Milk contains nutrients.
Tommy has two hobbies.
Jerry is from Colorado.
count nouns require an article (the, a, an)
they are "proper" nouns
Mr. Jones went to
they are preceded by a possessive
My mother loves
they are preceded by
this, that, each, every, either, neither, or
Each man contributed
Apple is on table. [Articles are required.])
The/An apple is on
Plural nouns and singular
non-count nouns do not require an article in the "generic" sense:
Water is important for
However, they require articles (the, some) in most other cases.
some wine in
Grammar: Subject-Verb Agreement
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