Questions tagged with verb

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sprawl or go sprawling?
(1) He sprawled on the ground. (2) He went sprawling on the ground. From a semantic standpoing, is (1) is ...
ing verb 0 votes, asked 1 day ago by yellowmuseum
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plural or singular verb usage depending on subject
Not sure if I use a singular or plural verb here. Am I referring to the cleanser or the ingredients? ...
singular plural verb 0 votes, asked Aug 25 by Christina Ablahad
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Grammar
I saw this sentence the other day. " Yesterday saw a high of 35 degrees." I wanna know why do ...
verb subject grammar 0 votes, asked Aug 15 by Kevin Lin
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What is the subject in this sentence
Either Jim or his close frineds win/wins the contest what is the subject in this sentence and What shoud the ...
subject either verb 0 votes, asked Aug 09 by PangPond Siradanai
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She saw John took...
For the verb of perception 'saw', I know these are correct: - She saw John take the book. - She ...
verb pronoun Non-Finite subject tense 0 votes, asked Aug 08 by Irene
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what's the difference between 'lack' and 'miss' ?
when do I use each one?
grammar verb Difference versus 0 votes, asked Aug 05 by Lily
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''the band is'' or ''the band are'' : what is the correct? (AmE and BrE, please)
a British person said that they use bands' names in the plural*, like ''The Smith are...'' ''Radiohead are...'' so it ...
grammar british-american verb Word Usage 0 votes, edited Jul 28 by Lily
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Compound verb, complex predicate
In the sentence "The men rushed to clean up the blood," which part is the complex predicate? Is it, 'rushed ...
compound verb complex predicate 0 votes, asked Jul 05 by --
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is this correct?
Being a German mastering the English language and having to read specialist literature in both languages for business reasons, it ...
verb syntax 0 votes, asked Jun 28 by LiSa Zumpf
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Why Past Simple and not Past Continuous in this example?
Hello. English is my second language and there's still things I get confused about. Things I understand, but can't exactly ...
past verb tenses continous +1 vote, asked Jun 24 by Alex
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Parts of speech of blasts in "Watch Arnab Goswami blasts at the MLA for abusing a female reporter".
I want to find the Parts of speech of 'blasts' in the sentence "Watch Arnab Goswami blasts at the MLA ...
parts of speech noun verb 0 votes, asked Jun 07 by Naveen
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What is the correct verb form.
Are the following sentences correctly written? "If you or someone close to you has suffered the effects" "If you or ...
verb conjugation +1 vote, asked Jun 06 by vio
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Noun or verb?
"Further study is needed to..." Is the word study in this case a verb or noun?
study noun verb 0 votes, asked Jun 02 by Nessie
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Cans vs Can
I have been writing on microsoft word, and the word-checker suggested to me to use the word "cans" instead of ...
can verb cans microsoft Word 0 votes, asked May 31 by Theo Lincke
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Should this list be followed by a plural or singular verb?
I began the closing paragraph of a cover letter with the following sentence:I believe my commitment to excellent service, my ...
verb plural singular list 0 votes, asked May 26 by Amy Reich-Frase
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relative noun verb agreement
[The Egyptians built the pyramids out of giant stone blocks that weight several thousand kilograms each.] weight or weights, which ...
relative pronoun subject verb aggreement 0 votes, asked May 23 by jerry pan
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The verb
What's the voice of the verb in the following sentence?Water will freeze in zero degrees centigrade.I'm not sure if it's ...
verb voice 0 votes, asked May 11 by weronikah96
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Which verb?
From this Union was born John and Tony OR were born John and Tony????
subject verb agreement +1 vote, asked May 06 by Nancy Sasgen
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Grammar/ Transitive and Intransitive verb
Hello! Please help me find why is the verb used in the following sentence used Transitively? These are the few ...
verb transitive 0 votes, asked May 04 by Ankur Aggarwal
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What is the correct one
Is your father a teacher or Are your father a teacher
verb noun 0 votes, asked Apr 30 by Ankit Jain
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Participle or Gerund or Verb??
In the sentence 'He is always demanding to have his own way.', is "demanding" a participle or gerund or verb??
gerund participle verb Verbal 0 votes, asked Apr 25 by Haydon
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Present Perfect Tense - Determine Usage Case
Present Perfect has two usage case: Case A: Say that an action happened at an unspecified time before now. Case ...
verb tenses perfect 0 votes, asked Apr 24 by Jack
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Meaning of "river" as a verb
Does have "river" a meaning of "flowing" as a verb? Thanks in advance.
verb river meaning 0 votes, asked Apr 13 by silver
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Subject/Verb/Object-Complement
Struggling with identifying these in the following sentences. Would like to make sure I am on the right track. Some ...
subject verb object phrases grammar 0 votes, asked Mar 28 by Shane
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Linking verbs
Can has and have be linking verbs?
Has linking verb +1 vote, asked Mar 27 by tamar bernstein
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Is "Not so" a sentence?
Hi. I'm in the legal profession. It's relatively common in legal writing to encounter the phrase "Not so" used as ...
Sentence subject verb not so +1 vote, asked Feb 16 by Ben Burkett
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verb
Nothing. But truth is immortal In above sentence. Why 'is'is used as verb
verb +1 vote, asked Feb 16 by amit
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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 Feb 07 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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