Questions tagged with verb

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Grammar
'Liveaboard dive boat’ will make you motivate to explore more islands. is it correct or not?
will make following verb +2 votes, asked 6 hours ago by Wasim Firoz
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subjunctive
Are the following sentences in subjunctive mood? I requested that she approve my submission. My teacher requested that I arrive ...
subjunctive verb +1 vote, asked Feb 03 by Amy
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infinitive
Would you please tell me why it is wrong to use *earning* here. Helen became the first deaf)blind person earning ...
n to verb +1 vote, asked Feb 01 by casamialin
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What kinds of verbs are these?
My sentence is, "I will be having fun." Will would be a helping verb right? Be? What would be be? ...
verb will be having 0 votes, asked Jan 29 by ateam
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To hold
A discussion ends with this general coclusion: Anyone who think *something* is true, holds the same proofs/evidences than others who ...
Sentence grammar verb +1 vote, asked Jan 16 by Andrew
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Usage of the verb 'charge'
Is the verb 'charge' used correctly in the sentence below? The dishonest shopkeeper charged me three rupees extra for a ...
verb Usage +1 vote, asked Jan 14 by Abdul Quadir
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please tell me how "known' is a transitive verb
Why is "known" a transitive verb in the sentence, "William Blake is best known for two poems, "The Tyger" and ...
known transitive verb 0 votes, asked Jan 05 by Mark Galpin
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Transitive or Intransitive
Is the following sentence grammatically correct? Bananas are the easiest to peel. I have used the verb 'peel' intransitively, but ...
verb intransitive transitive +1 vote, asked Dec 25 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Should this sentence use "is" or "are" as the verb?
Please explain if you know the answer. I know there are numerous alternatives, but I am trying to understand this ...
grammar verb plural is are 0 votes, asked Dec 07 '15 by Tyler
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Outdanced or Out danced
Hello! I have a question about the word "outdanced"--as in, "he outdanced everyone else at the prom" or "I will ...
verb correct two words outdance 0 votes, asked Nov 28 '15 by meaganearthur
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The usage of the word "ever" with simple present and past, and present perfect
Hello. I was wondering what's the difference between these 3 structures: 1) Have you ever...? 2) Did you ever...? (ex: ...
Ever with different verb tenses +1 vote, asked Nov 13 '15 by Priscila Bello
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Is this sentence correct? The usage of "wean"
I found the following sentence in a textbook. "You can give these granules with milk since the baby has already ...
wean transitive verb presentperfectcontinuous +1 vote, asked Nov 07 '15 by Ino
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Tense
Why are the verbs present tense after " has yet to" Example: He is yet to eat breakfast. They are ...
present tense verb +1 vote, asked Nov 05 '15 by Gavin Taylor
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Grammar
Which one is correct? You light up my day. You lighten up my day. You lit up my day.
verb 0 votes, asked Oct 15 '15 by Laurence Kuo
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If a compound verb follows a conjunction, then is it a clause?
"Tom went to the store and bought ice." This is an example of a compound verb. Tom does two verbs ...
Conjunction clause compound verb 0 votes, asked Oct 14 '15 by Grant M gmskakun@gmail.com
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Conditional of remember in future tense
Why do we say : If you remeber anything, please contact me. rather than: If you will remember anything, please ...
future conditional tense verb +1 vote, asked Oct 07 '15 by Mikael Viktor
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Pronoun
In this sentence, which pronoun would one use?"I describe (his, him) dancing in the leaves."
pronoun agreement verb 0 votes, asked Sep 28 '15 by Mallory
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He told me goodbye...
Hello there! Is this sentence grammatically correct and does it make sense? He told me goodbye and left.
verb 0 votes, asked Sep 18 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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why is "worry" an action verb?
I am studying stative verb.I memorized the stative verbs by rote.I think that "worry" is the emotional and mental verb ...
grammar english verb 0 votes, asked Sep 12 '15 by u shinn
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fast is… an adverb or adj
In the sentence, “Teresa drives her car fast,” fast is… a. an adverb. b. an adjective. c. a verb. d. ...
Adverb adjective verb preposition 0 votes, asked Aug 10 '15 by Hussain AL-Ghawi
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Wake or wake up?
Is it okay and natural(sounds okay) if I use only "wake"? For example, 'Jake wakes Kate.' and what does it ...
verb Wake grammar 0 votes, asked Aug 05 '15 by Elena
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Verb tense switching when describing a living person in the recent past
Which verb tense should be used when describing a living person in the recent past? example: This morning I left ...
verb tense tenses switching 0 votes, asked Jul 28 '15 by Kymahi
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Difference between the meaning of two verb tenses
She is reading a lot these days. or She has been reading a lot these days. Which one is correct? ...
tenses present verb grammarcorrection Usage 0 votes, asked Jul 18 '15 by Debashis
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Helping verbs and compound verbs/verb phrases
I am unsure of how to write a sentence with a compound verb phrase. For example - "She was standing ...
helping Verbs compound verb verbphrases +1 vote, asked Jul 16 '15 by Francesca
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Subject and verb agreements
I go with the first sentence is correct but I am not sure. Which one is correct? I'm looking for ...
subject verb agreement 0 votes, asked Jul 15 '15 by Yena A.
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Import, imports or importer
In my email signature I want to add a short description of what the company does. The company imports and/or ...
noun verb plural singular 0 votes, asked Jun 09 '15 by Pablo Morales
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Verb's grammar in a phrase
When using a phrase "one ____, one____" (assuming blank is a verb), what tense should I use for the verb? ...
Phrase idiom verb 0 votes, asked May 28 '15 by jason
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Use of 'are'.
Sometimes the same words used separately, and the meaning is entirely different than if the words are hyphenated. Where is ...
auxiliary verb 0 votes, asked May 23 '15 by Deep
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Problem interpreting sentence.
I can't undertand the meaning of the following sentece: "For instance, if the loan was floating and the change in ...
verb interpretation semantics conju agreement 0 votes, asked May 20 '15 by lucas farias
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subject/verb
Please find the subject and verb in the sample sentence below: In my class is where you'll find the markers. ...
subject verb 0 votes, asked May 02 '15 by Fian
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