Questions tagged with verbs

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Active vs. passive voice
Why is "sell" in the phrase "sell like hot cakes" never passive?
Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 03 by Terry
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Bring or take?
Should I say 'Bring your things back home' or 'Take your things back home' talking to someone who, in that ...
bring take Verbs correct use 0 votes, asked May 13 by Manuela
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what is wrong with this paragraph?
2. Roles and Responsibilities. 2.1 Squadron Commander. 2.1.1 Ensure Mission Accomplishment 2.1.2 Adminsiters Uniform Code of Military Justice at the ...
lists Verbs 0 votes, asked Apr 10 by Eddie McAllister
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Verbs in Incomplete Comparisons?
Consider the following sentence: "You cannot format text like I do." Is this an incomplete comparison? A friend told me ...
incomplete COMPARISONS Verbs agreement 0 votes, asked Feb 11 by Derek Lipkin
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is "running ...." sentence comparison
In comparing 1. He is running. Intransitive verb "running?" or is the verb "is running" or just "is" ? 2. ...
linking transitive intransitive Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 05 '13 by sali
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Intransitive verb + preposition becomes Transitive
I am trying to explain to my class the concept of the case where Intransitive verbs + proposition = Transitive ...
intransitive transitive Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '13 by sali
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use of "and" and "or" with a "negative verb" ??
For the sentence "The squamous architecture is mature, without dysplasia or single-cell atypia." is the use of "or" incorrect (have ...
negative Verbs 0 votes, asked Aug 15 '13 by Barbara Rowell
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this is about the parts of speech
give me some examples of the future perfect tense and give me also 1 question about it
Verbs -1 votes, asked Jul 31 '13 by mary ann
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Verb as adjective
I was confused to see "the tree was lit up". Is that a verb or an adjective because it seems ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jul 12 '13 by Emma Jayne Gray
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Progressive verbs
How many progressive verb forms are in English?
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jul 11 '13 by Bryant
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Progressive verbs
How many progressive verb forms are in English?
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jul 11 '13 by Bryant
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lesion
what is the proper verb of lesion, does it excist?
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jun 13 '13 by Gerike v D
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pluralizing when two consecutive verbs
We are creating job descriptions that typically start out with two verbs, and we are wondering if we pluralize both ...
plural consecutive Verbs 0 votes, asked Jun 05 '13 by Chris B/C
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IS vs ARE
Hi, Consider the following examples: 1. Drinking and driving IS illegal 2. Drinking and driving ARE illegal 3. Stealing and ...
Verbs is are +3 votes, asked May 22 '13 by Rael Dusheiko
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Linking verbs...
Is "acting" a linking verb? You can say.... She is acting innocent You can also say.... He is acting properly
linking Verbs 0 votes, asked Apr 16 '13 by poodleowner
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verb and participle
Hi, In the sentence below, is "awarded" part of the helping verb"was?" So the verb in this sentence is "was ...
Verbs participles 0 votes, asked Feb 28 '13 by AZTeach
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Verbs and Infinitives
The bear and cub like to hug and play. In the above sentence, is like the verb? Is "Play" an ...
Verbs +1 vote, asked Feb 26 '13 by AZTeach
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Sense verbs
Is 'eat' an action or sense verb?
Verbs 0 votes, asked Feb 20 '13 by christina
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subject of the verb and object of the verb.
How can i identify the subject of the verb and the object of the verb
Verbs 0 votes, asked Dec 26 '12 by olamokun olamide olufunmilayo
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Can "of" be used with the verb "drench"?
Can the preposition "of" be used with the verb "drench"? Example: But of Gatorade he was drenched after the team's ...
drench of Prepositions Verbs 0 votes, asked Nov 30 '12 by Jeremy Birch
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Can you please correct this sentence? Through her work on the budget committee, Lydia become adept at handling accounting reports.
Verbs 0 votes, asked Nov 04 '12 by Katelen Place
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Is vs Are usage in "What..." constructions
"What sets the film apart IS the unforgettable scenes of fall foliage" -OR- "What sets the film apart ARE the ...
Verbs Usage +1 vote, asked Oct 14 '12 by Mary Louise English
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Please help me with this sentence
They pretended that I had died a long time ago or should I say they pretended that I died a ...
grammar Sentence sentences Verbs 0 votes, asked Aug 24 '12 by user22
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verb: is or are?
Hi there, Can you help me find the right verb in the sentence below, please? Is or Are? Thanks in ...
Verbs +1 vote, asked May 14 '12 by dummy
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Tense agreement in a complex sentence?
My friend and I disagree about this sentence. I think it makes sense, he says that the verb does not ...
Verbs tense 0 votes, asked Apr 09 '12 by wordnerdery
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Need help on which one is the verb in this sentence
Most people easily recognize the monument as it looks in the photograph below.
Verbs 0 votes, asked Mar 30 '12 by Gwenn
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Need help on which one is the verb in this sentence
The huge rocks at Stonehenge challenges tourists and scientists alike to uncover their mysteries.
Verbs 0 votes, asked Mar 30 '12 by Gwenn
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Need help on which one is the verb in these sentences
2. The huge rocks at Stonehenge challenges tourists and scientists alike to uncover their mysteries. 3. Most people easily recongnize ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Mar 30 '12 by Gwenn
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Subject verb agreement
When using the form Employer/Insurer, in place of the The Employer and Insurer, is it correct to use a plural ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Mar 27 '12 by Joseph A. Maniscalco, Jr.
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Correct Form of the Verb.
Please help! What can be the correct forms of the verbs in the following sentence. It would be a great ...
Non-Finite Verbs 0 votes, asked Mar 21 '12 by Rahul Gupta
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