Questions tagged with verbs

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Verb agreement with the conjunction "and."
I'm unsure if I should be using singular or plural verbs when using the conjunction "and." For example: Violating sovereignty ...
Verbs conjunctions grammar and 0 votes, asked Oct 26 by rar358
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Can I write this in my essey: The text talks about... or shoud I use another verb instead of talk? ...
doubt gramar Verbs Sentence +1 vote, asked Oct 20 by Petra
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Please help.
Hello, In order to understand English better, I am trying to write complete positive sentences by changing their verb with ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 07 by Gansukh
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Measurements of vague nouns
Would it be "Six inches of snow are on the roof" or " on the roof" ? Same goes for ...
plural nouns Verbs +1 vote, asked Sep 07 by tami glatz
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Third person singular of "to have" in question form.
Why do you say "he/she/it has a pen" but "does he/she/it have a pen?"
Verbs have Has 0 votes, asked Aug 17 by Andy Ell
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Is this right? I want to know what tenses are being used in this.
This is sentence "Yes, but I am not sure. I just want that even if my hard disk got stolen ...
grammar sentences tenses Verbs sentence-correction 0 votes, asked Jul 09 by nagracks
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Is writing a verb in this sentence?
Is 'writing' a verb in either of these two sentences? 1. The flag may not be spoiled by placing writing ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jun 29 by Philip
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Place verbs in correct form
Lisa ... in london for 5 years (work) Adam .... his homework during the whole morning (write) They ..... for ...
Verbs go write continous present 0 votes, edited Jun 13 by Ali
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two "ing" verbs together
I am told that I cannot use two "ing" verbs together, as in "I am going shopping." Is this correct?
ing Verbs 0 votes, asked Jun 07 by Judith Rycroft
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is or are what should use with eyes
helping Verbs 0 votes, asked May 13 by kummar dileep
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Which is correct to say?
I thought babies TRAVELLED for free OR I thought babies TRAVEL for free?
two Verbs one Sentence 0 votes, asked Nov 05 '15 by Tracy
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Is the word "proud" a verb when used in the sentence "I was feeling proud as I won the award"?
how do ai identify Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 08 '15 by Nicola Porter
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Trouble with 'lay'.
Ugh, irregular verbs. Can someone please tell me if this is the correct usage of 'lay'? "On the southerner’s lap ...
lay LIE irregular Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 07 '15 by Bakir Bećović
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Would have turned and run or would have turned and ran?
Please correct this sentence: I would have turned and ran away ... or I would have turned and run away ...
helping Verbs +1 vote, asked Sep 11 '15 by Cindy Walker
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Linking Verbs and Complements
Hi, everyone, So are 'is not' and 'not be' linking verbs? How about "will not be"? In these senetences what ...
complement linking Verbs 0 votes, edited Aug 31 '15 by Watermelon
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Differences in Grammar Textbooks?
Hi all, I have a couple of general grammar questions hopefully someone can clear up for me. As I've been ...
Verbs language participle +1 vote, asked Aug 14 '15 by Francesca
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Verbs sentences
Which one is the correct form? -- 1- John Doe replaces the tags, repainting it, and disabling any GPS, and ...
Verbs Sentence 0 votes, asked Aug 07 '15 by John
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Terminology question - past participle
I'm working through a grammar book on verbs, and the author constantly refers to the "perfect/passive" form of verbs. However, ...
Verbs passive participle Forms perfect 0 votes, asked Aug 07 '15 by Francesca
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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 '15 by Francesca
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hates or hated?
I googled hates and nothing came up. So, I wonder if "hates" is a word? Which one is correct? "She ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jul 08 '15 by Nah Man
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The verbs 'look' and 'feel'
Quite often, I hear people saying "I feel tired" rather than "I'm feeling tired", when what they want to say ...
look feel Verbs 0 votes, asked Jun 20 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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keep/stay etc. in touch
Hi there! Are all these sentences grammatically correct and meaningful? I'll be in touch with her. Let's keep in touch. ...
Verbs Phrase 0 votes, asked Jun 17 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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by MRT or by the MRT?
Hi, I have several questions here. 1) Which one is correct? I go to work by the MRT. I go ...
Articles Verbs transportatoin 0 votes, asked May 29 '15 by Liza
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Use of Present Perfect and Past Simple.
Hello, I would like to know if I can use both Present Perfect and Past Simple when describing a graph ...
grammar Verbs tenses +1 vote, asked May 07 '15 by Dominique Lepore
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Verb usage: Set of beliefs that differentiate(s)
Which is the correct verb usage? ... is a set of beliefs that differentiate males and females... ... is a ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Jan 30 '15 by stacey
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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 '15 by Rahul Gupta
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A singular verb or plural?
Check this and kindly let me know which one is the correct one? He is one of the soldiers who ...
singular plural Verbs 0 votes, asked Dec 19 '14 by Dr-Maulik Vyas
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Correct form of the verb
Write the correct form of the verb in the bracket: While I was studying, I didn't think about work and ...
Verbs tense correct form 0 votes, asked Dec 06 '14 by cotos
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Gerund or participle
I am looking forward to .......(see) you? The question is: May I use "see" in the gerund form or in ...
Verbs 0 votes, asked Nov 05 '14 by Rupesh
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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 '14 by Terry
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