Verb tenses


What is the verb in this sentence?

I am going to earn my degree in nursing.

Is the verb earn or going to earn?

asked Jul 30 '11 at 09:42 Donna Sanders New member

4 answers


To earn is the verb. "going to" is the future. To use future tense in english you can use "going to" or "will" + verb. Example:  I am to do my homeworks

                                                They are going to leave Paris

                                                She is going to go to the market

                                                You are going to fix the radio

link comment answered Jul 30 '11 at 19:48 dimbo maguiraga New member

To earn is verb infinitive.  going to denotes future tense. am is the main verb.

link comment answered Jul 31 '11 at 01:24 kavita Joshi New member

It is quite natural for her to repudiate comments about her looks, The country of the Devils she belongs Hinna Rabbani, would like to live and one day perhaps dreaming of becoming a PM of the country. Let us not label her as a beauty. but the shrines where  she went for her prayers in India, would she dare to  attack and wipe out Ajmer and Nizamuddin. As pervez Musharaff had admitted on a BBC TV interview  that Pakistan is ruled by roughish people. We all know that he hates India like all Porkies but in England he is eating and drinking what is prohibited in Islam. Political ambition of Musharaff is haunting him to return with a new party to Pakistan. Let Hinna should be made aware that her own Pakistani Militry man may gun down her one day. Her survival and safety will be , the best while she improves a healthy relation with India and let her safety be in Indian hands. India will, always wish well to those who likes to live in peace. 

link comment answered Jul 30 '11 at 12:35 Sagar Pilwal New member

earn is the verb, I is subject and the am is tense and going is advereb, 

link comment answered Jul 30 '11 at 12:25 Sagar Pilwal New member

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