Definition: When words have a grammatical relationship which affects the form of one or more of the elements then they agree. We can also say that Agreement is a form of cross-reference among all parts of a sentence.
Note: Agreement is also known in some texts as Concord
Some of the most types of grammatical agreements are:
- Grammatical person: Example: You are VS she is.
- Grammatical number: Example: One cat VS Ten cats.
- Grammatical gender: Example: Jose loves his girlfriend VS Maria loves her dog.
- Grammatical case: Example: I played with you VS She played with me.
- Five Cows
Five Cows shows agreement because the Noun has the Plural Inflection, which is required by the Number. It is another way of saying Concord.
- Twenty cats
In this example, twenty cats shows agreement because the Noun has the Plural Inflection, which is required by the number.
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