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Q1)When compound subject joined by and take the plural form of the verb.

Wrong: here comes nanding and mandy. (plural verb)
Right: here come nanding and mandy. (singular verb)

Why is the singular verb correct not the plural ?

Q2) when as well as,together,with is introduced it does not affect the form of the verb.

Wrong: The teacher,together with her pupils were there.
Right:the teacher,together with her pupils was there.

If it does not affect the form of the verb then why were was changed to was?
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mj.alawamiQ1)When compound subject joined by and take the plural form of the verb.

Wrong: here comes nanding and mandy. (plural verb)
Right: here come nanding and mandy. (singular verb)

Why is the singular verb correct not the plural ?

Q2) when as well as,together,with is introduced it does not affect the form of the verb.

Wrong: The teacher,together with her pupils were there.
Right:the teacher,together with her pupils was there.

If it does not affect the form of the verb then why were was changed to was?

In the first case, the correct form is the plural form because you have 2 people, in other words, you could use They:

Here come Nanding and Mandy.
Here they come.

In the second case, the verb is related to THE TEACHER, together with her students is only a complement, not a subject.

The teacher was there.
The teacher, together with her pupils, was there.
The teacher and her pupils were there.
mj.alawamiQ1)When compound subject joined by and take the plural form of the verb.

Wrong: here comes nanding and mandy. (plural verb)
Right: here come nanding and mandy. (singular verb)

Why is the singular verb correct not the plural ?

Q2) when as well as,together,with is introduced it does not affect the form of the verb.

Wrong: The teacher,together with her pupils were there.
Right:the teacher,together with her pupils was there.

If it does not affect the form of the verb then why were was changed to was?

This looks quite logical and plain, no big deal.

In the first case, the correct form is the plural form because you have 2 people, in other words, you could use They:

Here come Nanding and Mandy.
Here they come.

In the second case, the verb is related to THE TEACHER, together with her students is only a complement, not a subject.

The teacher was there.
The teacher, together with her pupils, was there.
The teacher and her pupils were there.