In the example above, the plural corresponds to the actors of the subject. However, use a plural code if “none” suggests more than one thing or person. You can use “some” to refer to a particular example of names with two identical parts. Some examples of names with two identical parts: pants, shorts, earrings, gloves, glasses and binoculars. Please note that you cannot say “pair of stairs” or “pair of savings”, as “stairs” and “savings” do not have two parts identical. Teams compete over who should be the captain (compete with individual team members). The Committee did not agree on the measures to be taken. The audience applauded and laughed, they even cried. sugar is unaccounted; Therefore, the sentence has a singular verb. Note: The following sentences are also considered collective nouns and therefore singular subjects. .