Verb agreement: special cases
Une foule joyeuse accueillait le président. A joyful crowd welcomed the president.
La majorité vote pour la légalisation du cannabis. The majority are voting for legalisation of cannabis.
Beaucoup de travail est nécessaire. A lot of work is needed.
Trop de soleil me rend malade. Too much sun makes me ill.
Trop de soucis me rendent malade. Too many worries make me ill.
• Les gens (people) is a plural subject.
• La plupart (most) is usually used in the plural.
Mes amis ? La plupart sont des extraterrestres. My friends? Most of them are aliens.
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