ENTIRE GROUP or INDIVIDUALS OF THE GROUP
Decide if the noun is considered 'the entire group' or 'the individuals of the group'. Write the correct present tense of the verb.
1. The crew ï¿½discussed the possibility of mutiny.
2. Our company ï¿½grown steadily over the past ten years.
3. My family ï¿½not very large: it consists of five people.
4. My family ï¿½all doctors, and they are always talking medicine when we meet.
5. The committee ï¿½recently published its report.
6. The committee ï¿½not been able to agree yet, and now three members have left the meeting.
7. Tonight, the audience ï¿½to be very willing to laugh.
8. Tonight, the audience ï¿½seem to be very large.
9. The family ï¿½all dressed for dinner.
10. Churchill's family ï¿½back to the first Duke of Marlborough.
11.ï¿½The government ï¿½decided to lower the tax rate.