The word that was replaced was in sentences that express a desire or contradict the fact: Anyone who uses a plural verb with a collective noun should be careful to be accurate – and also consistent. This should not be done recklessly. The following is the kind of erroneous sentence you often see and hear these days: The word that exists, a contraction from there, leads to bad habits in informal sentences like There are many people here today because it`s easier „there is“ than „there is“. Be careful never to use a plural theme. Being able to find the right subject and verb will help you correct subject-verb match errors. In the first example, a statement of wish, not a fact, is expressed; therefore, what we usually consider a plural verb is used with the singular substrem I. . .