Questions tagged with verb

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Grammar applications for the verb listen
I am an instructor of the English language, upon correcting homework I often find myself in doubt. It is usually ...
Prepositions verb listen +1 vote, asked Oct 19 by Bruno Lisboa
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A proper way
A proper way to spend this autumn!
verb meaning +1 vote, asked Oct 14 by Dary Nut
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The University offered undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. programs in the discipline of Management S
what is wrong in this sentence
verb noun 0 votes, asked Oct 08 by saadurrehman
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Need to find two fragments and only have four linking verbs
I relish the city livig.One of the top things to do is people watch.When my friends and I people watch,our ...
help fragement Fragments linking verb 0 votes, asked Oct 05 by Desiree
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Basic Sentence structure problem
I am confused with the idea of basic sentence structure. I was told that there can only be 1 main ...
verb mainverb basicgrammar connectives 0 votes, asked Sep 01 by Brian Chiu Wh
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Best option.
Which of these sentences is best/most correct and what the subject/verb in each? Is there an adjective here? "The key ...
subject object verb adjective 0 votes, asked Aug 30 by Allan
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Which verb tense do I use?
In the sentence: Students investigated the effect of temperature on the length of time it took painted lady butterflies to ...
verb tense 0 votes, asked Aug 29 by Claire
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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 Aug 26 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 +1 vote, asked Aug 25 by Christina Ablahad
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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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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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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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