Five minutes is enough to do this exercise．
Each boy and each girl wants to serve the people in future．
More than one student has seen the film.
Many a ship has been damaged in the storm.
More members than one are against your plan.
2、一些有两个部分构成的名词表示衣物或工具作主语时, 谓语通常用复数形式：glasses, clothes, trousers, shoes, compasses, chopsticks, scissors等。
但如果主语用a kind of , a pair of , a series of等加名词构成时, 谓语动词一般用单数形式。
A pair of shoes was on the desk．
并列主语如果指的是同一个人、同一事物或同一概念时, 谓语动词用单数形式, 这时and后面有冠词。例如:
Truth and honesty is the best policy．
The girl's teacher and friend is a young doctor．
To love and to be loved is the great happiness.
Going to bed early and getting up early is a good habit.
A knife and fork is on the table.
3、当主语后面跟有as well as, as much as , no less than, along with, with, like, rather than, together with, but, except, besides, including, in addition to等引导的词组时, 其谓语动词的单、复数按主语的单、复数而定。例如:
The teacher as well as the students was excited．
The room with its furniture was rented．
A (great) number of修饰可数复数名词, 谓语动词用复数.
4、a great deal of, a large amount of 修饰不可数名词, 其短语作主语时, 谓语动词用单数。关系代词who, that, which等在定语从句中作主语时, 其谓语动词的数应与句中先行词的数一致。 例如:
Those who want to go please sign your names here．
Some of the energy that is used by man comes from the sun．
1/2 one(a) half 1/4 one(a) quarter
Those three beautiful large square old brown wood table
7、某些以a-开首的形容词例如：afraid，alike，alone，asleep，awake, alive 等只能作表语,不能作定语。
2)free 免费地 --- freely自由地,无拘束地
4)late 晚，迟 --- lately 近来
5)most 极,非常 --- mostly主要地
10)near邻近 --- nearly几乎
bad/ill,badly worse worst little less least
9、表示一方不及另一方时，用“less＋原级＋than”的结构表示：This room is less beautiful than that one．
表示一方超过另一方的程度或数量时，可在比较级前加表示程度的状语，如：even，a lot，a bit，a little，still，much，far, yet, by far等修饰：He works even harder than before．
注意:by far 通常用于强调最高级。用于比较级时,一般放在比较级的后面, 如放在前面,应在二者中间加“the”。
He is taller by far than his brother.
He is by far the taller of the two brothers.
He is superior to Mr Wang in mathematics．
The book on the table is more interesting than that on the desk．
A box made of iron is stronger than one made of wood．
A is three (four,etc.) times the size (height, length, width,etc) of B.
The new building is four times the size (the height) of the old one.
A is three (four, etc.) times as big (high, long, wide, etc.) as B.
Asia is four times as large as Europe.亚洲是欧洲的四倍大。
A is three (four,etc.) times bigger (higher, longer, wider) than B.
例如:Your school is three times bigger than ours.你们的学校比我们的学校大三倍。
表示两倍可以用 twice 或 double。
I've had so many falls that I'm black and blue all over。
White got so little money a month that he could hardly keep body and soul together.
They are such little children that the they cannot clean the house by themselves.