Choose the correct answers:
- Either a sandwich or two hot dogs __________ (is, are) enough for my lunch.
- Neither my brother nor my sisters __________ (has, have) eaten lunch with me recently.
- Neither my sisters nor my brother __________ (is, are) going to have lunch with me tomorrow.
When a subject involves “either…or…” or “neither nor…”, the part after “or” or “nor” determines the singular or plural form of the verb.
- In sentence #1, two hot dogs = they (They are…)
- In sentence #2, my sisters = they (They have…)
- In sentence #3, my brother = he (He is…)
- Either one whole egg or two egg yolks __________ (is, are) good for the new recipe.
- Either two egg yolks or one whole egg __________ (is, are) good for the new recipe.
- Neither this new recipe nor the old ones __________ (has, have) turned out well.
are; have; is
are; is; have