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(i) Each of the students is clever.
(ii) Each of the girls was given a present.
(iii) Neither of the men was very wise.
(iv) Each of these minerals is found in this country.
(v) Each one of the flats is to be rented out.
(vi) A variety of wonderful objects are exhibited in the trade fair.
(vii) The quality of the textile goods is not fine.
(viii) One of the students is majoring in history and the other in chemical engineering.
(ix) If we were to witness by going very near when one of the volcanic eruptions takes place, it would really be a magnificent sight.

(i) Each…is…of the students.
(ii) Each…was…of the girls.
(iii) Neither…was…of the men.
(iv) Each…is…of these minerals.
(v) Each…is…of the flats.
(vi) A variety…are…of wonderful objects.
(vii) quality…is…of the textile goods.
(viii) one…is…of the students.
(ix) one…takes…of the volcanic eruptions.

The subject is connected with a preposition phrase in each of the above sentences. It should be noted the verb should agree only with the subject, not with anyone near it.

(i) The chief of the staff, with all his soldiers, was massacred.
(ii) The Governor, with his three advisers, has come to his office.
(iii) Justice, as well as mercy, admits it.
(iv) Her husband, as well as Sita, deserves praise.
(v) The Prime Minister, as well as his Cabinet Ministers, was caught while receiving bribes from foreign companies.
(vi) Hari, as well as, Ambika and Gopi likes ice-cream.
(vii) Savithri, and not you, has got the prize.
(viii) Henry, as well as, Tad is coming with you.
(ix) A nice saree together with some roses is his present to his wife on their wedding day.

(together with : in addition to & as well as)

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Note: Words joined to a singular subject by "with", "together with" "in addition to" or "as well as" are parenthetical (additional or added explanation or thought) and hence do not at all affect the number of the subject.

Subject …..Predicate……Connecting word (phrase / giving additional information)

1. The chief…..was massacred…..with…..
2. The governor…..has come…..with…..
3. Justice…..admits…..as well as…..
4. Her husband…..deserves…..as well as…..
5. The Prime Minister…..was caught…..as well as…..
6. Hari…..likes…..as well as…..
7. Savithri…..has got…..and not you…..
8. Henry…..is coming…..as well as…..
9. A nice saree…..is…..together with…..
10. The course…..provides…..in addition to…..

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