Questions tagged with verb

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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 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 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 by sarah k
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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 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 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 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 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 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 by Fian
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Is this the correct verb tense of deserve?
Own all the success you and your business deserve.
verb 0 votes, asked Apr 28 by Sandra
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Identifying person and number
What is the person and number of the verb in the sentence "Who dismissed the messenger?" Also how would you ...
verb question person number 0 votes, asked Apr 27 by BRitta
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Grammatical function of a future tense verb
Please would someone be able to tell me, what is the grammatical term given to the future tense verb in ...
future verb adjective 0 votes, asked Apr 16 by Sethan
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Active Voice to Passive Voice
Can someone please rewrite the ff. sentences in active voice to passive voice? 1) The Philippine mandurugo, for instance, has ...
passive-voice active-voice verb passive active 0 votes, asked Mar 31 by Ivis Baironet
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Noun form of the verb "enfold"
Hi all, Can anyone tell me what the noun of "enfold"/"enfolding" would be? (I.e., the object that is 'enfolded'). I ...
grammar verb noun 0 votes, asked Mar 20 by Asa Skinner
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Past-tense verbs that differ in form between first person singular and third person plural?
In English, the past tense of "to be" is different between the first person singular "I was" and the third ...
tense plural third-person first-person verb 0 votes, asked Mar 12 by R Scott LaMorte
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Verb phrase help
In the following sentence, "his ideas can be considered useless.", is the verb phrase "can be considered" the verb phrase ...
verb Phrase help 0 votes, asked Feb 05 by Casie
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Phrasal verb
I am poor at phrasal verbs. Please help.Priya is not ______ for this kind of job.A) cut out. B) cut ...
verb phrasal Verbs 0 votes, asked Jan 07 by Rahul Gupta
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Which of the following sentences uses a verb incorrectly?
A) Without all the previous criticism, you might never have grown. B) No one is breaking any laws. C) We ...
english English3 verb Sentence incorrect 0 votes, asked Dec 22 '14 by Chloe rose
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Travel as a noun vs. verb
Does it make sense to say, "The subject had travel to France" when you are simply trying to say that ...
noun verb 0 votes, asked Dec 09 '14 by mac
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Subject and predicate identify
"During Mozart’s final years in Vienna, while he was famous but quite poor, he composed many of his best known ...
subject verb predicate modifiers 0 votes, asked Nov 29 '14 by Arthur Acaster
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make something happen
"He did everything to make it happen" I have two questions regarding the above sentence 1. Should I use this ...
verb past participial 0 votes, asked Nov 23 '14 by alan
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Blind, slat, curtain and shade
What are the difference between Shade and Blind? Also, I would like to know in case of blind (I mean ...
verb expression 0 votes, asked Nov 16 '14 by alan
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Cutting a verb completely to go to a direct object
Example: His skin was orange, and his lips, a maroon hue. This is a conversational style writing where I skip ...
verb cutting comma 0 votes, asked Nov 02 '14 by Harrison Aye (Oxyborb)
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Whether these sentences are right or not?
Please check the following sentences and let me know why in the first sentence singular verb has been used and ...
verb use 0 votes, asked Oct 18 '14 by Abhishek
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Subject-verb agreement when a preposional phrase follows the subject
Merriam Webster gives: "Grammar is the set of rules that explain how words are used in a language." I believe ...
subject verb agreement +1 vote, asked Sep 29 '14 by Mark McDowell
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Would plural subject followed by adjective require singular or plural verb?
Which is correct? Cities represented (have or has) grown.
noun verb agreement 0 votes, asked Sep 25 '14 by Maria
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Using 'partner' as a verb
Hello. Which of the following is the right way to use 'partner' as a verb? Does it require the preposition ...
verb preposition 0 votes, asked Aug 27 '14 by Sujatha
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Subject Verb Agreement
OK, can someone please give me feedback on the following sentences: 1) I personally think the beer and skittles have ...
subject verb agreement 0 votes, asked Aug 25 '14 by creztor
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Subjec and verbs
When he comes,goes and stays, he cuddles,moves and trades. Is this correct? Is it correct to put several verbs after ...
subject verb 0 votes, asked Aug 13 '14 by Милош Милошевић
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Sentence analysis - linking verb/predicate nominative?
1) "It is not for us to decide." It seems as though we have a linking verb, and consequently should ...
linking verb predicate nominative 0 votes, asked Jul 24 '14 by T
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