Spot the Errors - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 26638

Q.  Everybody (1)  / among (2)  / your friends (3)  / like playing. (4)  / No Error (5)
- Published on 01 Feb 17

a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

ANSWER: 4
 
The correct form of verb should be - 'likes'.

When subject of the sentence is - 'Everybody', verb is always singular.

The correct sentence should be: Everybody among your friends likes playing.

Same rule applies for the following -
SubjectVerb
Everybody
Everyone
Everything
Singular
Somebody
Someone
Something
Anybody
Anyone
Anything
Nobody
No one
Nothing
e.g. Everybody knows that the earth is round.
Nobody knows his secret.

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