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Sentence Correction: Subject Verb Agreement - Ving/to V Subject

Jane believes that to live peacefully with others around her is more important than to be right, whereas John believes in justice above all, claiming that being right often transcend the importance of amicable compromise.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The singular subject being does not agree with the plural verb transcend.

Remember that a subject in the form of Verb+ing is considered a singular subject.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The singular subject John does not agree with the plural verb believe.

Did you notice the change from believes to believe?

Pay close attention to details - changes may occur not only where the original mistakes are but in other parts of the sentence too.

Remember, all the words in the underlined part are prone to change.

Incorrect.

Although it is grammatically correct, this answer choice changes the meaning of the original sentence by replacing to live peacefully with relating to.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The singular subject to be does not agree with the plural verb transcend.

Remember that a subject in the form of To Verb is considered a singular subject.

Correct!

A subject in the form of Verb+ing is considered a singular subject. This answer choice matches the singular subject being right with the singular verb transcends.

Good that you noticed, but this change is also significant. When you notice a change, check to see whether it is innocent or whether it introduces an error. 

to live peacefully with others around her is more important than to be right, whereas John believes in justice above all, claiming that being right often transcend
living peacefully with others is more important than being right, whereas John believe in justice above all, claiming that being right is often more important than
relating to others around her is more important than being right, whereas John believes in justice above all, claiming that being right often transcends
living peacefully with others around her is more important than being right, whereas John believes in justice above all, claiming that to be right often transcend
to be right is not as important as to live peacefully with others around her, whereas John believes in justice above all, claiming that being right often transcends
No, I didn't.
Yes, I did.