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i want to ask that is" i am pursuing" sentence  grammatically correct?

asked Oct 05 '11 at 15:31 neha mathur New member

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"To pursue" is a transitive verb, which means that it needs an object.  So, we always ask the question: "pursuing what?"

 

So, you would write:

 

"I am pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Biology." -- Pursuing what? -- A BA in Biology.

 

"She is pursuing her dream." -- Pursuing what? -- Her dream.

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