But if there are words that intervene — especially a noun in the plural — Spanish speakers are inconsistent in the verbs they use. The authorities also disagree on the correct choice of verb. Note the following examples, which are all found by a search through the sites of Spanish consumer: In Spanish, it is very common to see phrases in which the verb corresponds to nosotros (as) and vosotros (as)/ustedes, but they do not come in pronome form, but as a noun. Here are some examples: in our next article, we`ll see some specific cases of Verb Agreement in espa`ol, okay? There are some authorities that indicate that the choice of the singular or plural verb depends on whether it refers more to the group or individual entities that make up the group. But as you can see in the examples above, no such distinction is made in real language. However, there is a rule of grammar that is clear: if the collective noun is immediately followed by a verb, the noun is treated as a singular. 2. If we are subject compuesto (two or more subjects) the verb must be in plural form. In Spanish, second-person pronouns use their own unique forms of verbs; Third-party pronouns share forms of verbs with third-party pronouns; see z.B. above. 1.
If we have only one subject, the verb in number and in person corresponds to that. In the following sentences, the theme is bold. Concordancia is the harmonious combination of elements in a single sentence. There are two types of agreements (Concordancia) in Spanish: nominal concordancia (Noun agreement) and verbal concordancia (verb-agreement). Let`s look at some rules for the Concordancia verbally. Salieron juntos you papé y mi teo. [Your father and uncle left together.] you papé y mi teo – ellos (3rd plural person) Las ni`as jugaban a la rayuela. [The girls were playing Hopscotch.] Collective nouns – individual names that refer to more than one being or thing – are not systematically treated in Spanish as singular or plural. Juan y te serén buenos amigos. [You and Juan are probably good friends.] Juan y t`ustedes (3rd plural person – Latin American Spanish) Te y yo no tenemos nada en comén. [You and I have nothing in common.] t`y yo – nosotros (1st plural person) English / Spanish teacher and translator for more than 20 years. I`ve been blogging since 2007 and I`m also a professional singer in my spare time.
Note: bone pronouns refer to a couple/group, all male or mixed; – as couple/group pronouns which are all women. Los medicos ganéis mucha plata pero los profesores somos muy mal remunerados. [Your doctors make a lot of money, but we teachers are very underpaid.] Los artistas tenéis una vida muy agitada. [You artists have a very hectic life.] Pasaron por mi casa los abuelos de Nacho. [Nacho`s grandparents have returned home. – Remember that in Spanish, we can reverse the position of the subjects.] El niéo duerme tranquilo. [The boy sleeps well.]