Note that the normal word sequence (subject verb) is reversed or reversed (subject verb). The word there is not the subject. It is important to identify the subject and make sure that the verb conforms to it. A clause that begins with whom, what or what and between the subject and the verb can create problems of correspondence. Have you ever received “subject/verb”, like an error on a paper? This handout will help you understand this common grammar problem. Being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct subject-verb chord errors. Indeterminate pronouns can pose particular problems when adapting subjects. The subject-verb compliance rules apply to all personnel pronouns except I and U which, although SINGULAR, require plural forms of verbs. This sentence uses a composite subject (two subjects that are by and connected), which illustrates a new rule on subject-verb concordance. The subject and the verb are the most important elements of a sentence.