LESSON 1

The majority of & the majority

Ex 1. The majority is/ are still in favor of abolishing the death penalty.

Ex 2. The majority carries the resolution.

Ex 3. Their small majority makes them worried about winning the next election.

Ex 4. A two-thirds majority in both Houses of Congress is needed to overturn a presidential veto.


Ex 1. The majority of voters are in favor of abolishing the death penalty.

Ex 2. The vast majority of patients are elderly.

Ex 3. The majority of workers find it quite hard to live on the amount of money they earn.

Ex 4.the majority of authorities do favour an examination.

Ex 5. The vast majority of children do attend school for all or part of the primary school cycle.

Ex 6.  A majority of Americans support the law.


the majority + singular/plural verb

بخاطر اينكه اين عبارت هم معناي “همه چيز يا اشخاص” و عنوان “واحدي” را بيان مي كند بدين شكل استفاده ميشود

the majority of + plural noun+ plural verb

ولي در اين عبارت چون فاعل اصلي خواهيم داشت ديگر “اكثريت” براي ما فاعل نخواهد بود

نكته: در انگليسي روزمره most of   بر of  the majority   ارجحيت دارد

نكته ۲: نمي تونتم تاييد كنم كه minority  هم بدين شكل است، كسي ميتونه؟ منابع لطفاً !؟


پي نوشت۱: اون دوستايي كه مي خان ارشد مترجمي بدن، بايد يا بايد كار خواندن رو در اين روزا شروع كنن

پي نوشت ۲: الماس چيزي جز تكه هاي زغال نيست كه “كارخودشان” را ادامه داده اند و شده اند الماس