Tag: auxiliary-verbs

40 Is "she don't" sometimes considered correct form? 2016-11-03T00:24:53.313

27 Why there are two 'were's in one sentence? 2013-10-02T02:30:37.097

24 "None of the kids were hungry" Or "None of the kids was hungry" 2017-02-12T07:28:17.760

21 Who is/are they? 2017-01-13T08:19:40.673

19 When to use "is" vs. "does" when asking a question? 2013-10-01T03:19:36.467

17 Should I say "what does it means" or "what does it mean"? 2014-06-28T19:26:15.530

14 Why do we have to use 'have got' instead of 'got'? 2017-03-28T13:26:50.203

14 Help explaining "Where am I?" vs "...where I am" 2017-04-19T07:22:17.047

12 Conditional: "are not" vs. "don't be" 2014-12-27T15:27:41.823

12 Grammatically correct: 'are you hurt' and 'do you hurt' 2015-11-09T21:12:00.030

12 Why is "I'll be", wrong as a short answer? 2016-12-20T09:33:30.500

11 What does "ain't" mean in "if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it"? 2015-01-15T13:29:35.000

9 Is the interrogative structure "Is X to do with Y" grammatical? 2013-03-04T23:02:29.983

9 Have to / having to? 2014-08-06T08:01:05.173

9 Use "got" or "have got"? 2015-11-19T14:04:23.180

8 Phrasing a question 2013-02-20T04:45:17.007

8 "Why had you to" or "why did you have to" 2014-02-08T16:53:35.733

8 'I wish' and counterfactual 2014-02-11T03:45:23.810

8 Should I use the past tense with did? 2014-09-19T22:06:10.410

8 it is you who has vs. it is you who have 2017-01-20T23:36:34.153

7 How do I use the auxiliary "do" in questions? 2014-08-14T03:27:52.423

7 Can the auxiliary verbs be optional sometimes? 2017-04-14T04:12:22.827

6 Why "Windows XP won't install" instead of "Windows XP don't install"? 2013-03-27T14:01:24.583

6 Is it wrong to say "I sent you many emails this week"? 2013-04-09T03:48:10.987

6 What is the short answer for "Nobody has to know"? 2014-02-28T09:36:27.433

6 "I will be loving you 'til we're 70" vs. "I will love you 'til we're 70" 2015-01-27T06:09:36.287

6 Is using two consecutive verbs grammatically correct? 2015-12-08T19:17:54.637

6 Emphatic do-form with do as main verb 2016-01-08T20:13:31.977

6 How do I know/ How am I to know? 2016-03-04T02:26:18.163

6 .... I was being! / what does it mean? 2016-05-01T15:08:48.547

6 She is at next door 2017-08-28T12:25:46.247

6 Which is the correct phrasing: Do any or Does any? 2017-12-12T12:22:00.403

5 When to use "does" and when to use "would"? 2013-06-03T16:20:53.100

5 "Why didn't he make the decision?" versus "Why hasn't he made the decision?" 2013-09-02T13:23:04.163

5 Difference between "don't" and "can't" in “I don't/can't drive” 2013-11-29T09:14:20.673

5 hadn't better; had better not 2014-08-10T11:48:38.780

5 When do we use "do" and "be" in questions? 2015-04-23T11:49:06.843

5 Confusion understanding this sentence: Could you speak English before you came here? 2015-07-08T22:25:55.010

5 Why do we use "have" with does and not "has"? 2015-07-24T06:10:21.830

5 Does anyone "has" or "have" 2015-11-26T10:38:58.657

5 'Wouldn't wake up' vs. 'didn't wake up' 2016-04-03T09:25:42.750

5 Does 'pretended not to see me' have the same meaning as 'pretended that he didn't see me' in this sentence? 2016-09-17T09:03:37.147

5 Use of "could have had" "would have had" "had had" "has/have had" and such words? 2017-01-13T17:14:01.860

5 Can we use "not" without helping verb? 2017-02-16T15:01:52.857

5 Do I use 'was' or 'did' as an auxiliary in an interrogative clause? 2017-02-21T17:42:50.583

5 "May (might,can) could have" and "Must should have/should must have" impossible? 2017-06-16T09:53:14.527

5 Use of "have to" vs "am to" 2017-12-25T11:38:35.787

4 When should I use "is," and when "does"? 2013-04-13T08:48:41.877

4 When to use "am not" and "do not" in a sentence 2013-04-16T07:37:12.730

4 Correct usage of "must have to" 2013-06-24T17:31:02.303

4 What does "may" mean? 2013-08-19T02:33:56.107

4 I want to vs I need to vs I would like 2014-03-02T06:08:30.193

4 'Would have known' vs 'could have known' 2014-09-03T12:56:02.453

4 difference between won't and wouldn't 2014-10-23T11:33:54.517

4 Do I need to invert the subject and verb in questions? 2014-12-01T07:00:03.657

4 Should I use "be" in a conditional? 2014-12-05T15:13:50.343

4 Meaning of "ain't" in: "...we ain't know what it meant" 2015-01-14T10:14:59.297

4 "How much do" or "How much does"? 2015-05-02T18:52:16.817

4 "How much is its cost" vs "How much does it cost" 2015-05-17T23:07:12.713

4 What is the use of the verb "do" in the sentence "Dreams do come true"? 2015-08-29T04:49:17.800

4 Do you have a book? Have you a book? 2015-12-04T18:09:53.110

4 "Who pays" vs "who does pay" 2016-01-12T17:56:55.423

4 'Easy to be solved' versus 'Easy to solve' 2016-02-15T15:14:49.517

4 Do things or get things done 2016-09-15T09:34:11.247

4 Past participle vs being+past participle 2016-10-09T02:52:24.427

4 The function of "doing something" in "be busy doing something" 2016-12-10T17:05:01.290

4 Word order of asking questions using auxiliary verbs 2016-12-18T21:51:19.277

4 Repeating HAVE (or other auxiliary verb) in one sentence 2017-02-05T12:17:16.790

4 Which is the best place to use "are"? 2017-03-22T05:27:43.287

4 Where Went My Empty Nest? 2019-08-20T11:25:52.613

3 What is the difference between "I run" and "I do run"? 2013-04-29T17:47:38.967

3 Can "could" be used to denote annoyance at the reference time? 2013-08-06T02:49:24.470

3 When there is 'could' in the indirect as complement clause, what meaning does it add? 2013-08-18T11:45:12.933

3 Elliptic sentences with two auxiliaries (e.g. "I would (have).") 2013-11-19T15:03:12.900

3 When and how to use the words 'Maybe' and 'may be'? 2013-11-24T03:17:22.217

3 Correcting the sentence 2014-02-22T16:34:42.917

3 It's may not going to be easy 2014-05-01T08:01:16.253

3 Did we able to solve your problems / Were we able to solve your problems 2014-05-29T13:57:21.923

3 "You can finish to do it soon" - What is wrong with this sentence? 2014-06-13T05:03:58.063

3 I take breaks Vs I do take breaks 2014-07-23T05:10:37.827

3 Is it correct to use "is able" in this context? 2014-08-04T07:52:51.220

3 When matrix clause is past tense and its subordinate clause uses 'will' 2014-10-13T22:51:44.043

3 'Would you mind' and 'Do you mind' 2014-10-21T22:01:34.343

3 Omitting auxiliary "do" before "not" in coordination 2014-11-10T19:08:38.703

3 Difference between "didn't" and "hadn't" 2014-11-17T08:08:55.483

3 'managed to' vs. 'could' 2015-01-03T14:17:44.057

3 "Did have" versus "had" 2015-02-16T12:55:07.580

3 Compound sentence takes both auxiliary verb and principal verb 2015-09-23T17:03:12.390

3 I 'still not' speak Russian or I 'still don't' speak Russian? 2015-09-30T18:54:12.997

3 Should I use "didn't it" or "hadn't it" in the following sentence? 2015-10-24T05:41:23.743

3 "her dream that" or "her dream that was that"? 2015-10-26T05:12:59.517

3 not..but.. with complex combination of auxiliary verbs 2015-11-25T11:57:05.713

3 "You" have nothing to do with "it" vs "it" has nothing to do with "you" 2015-12-12T09:08:29.810

3 When to use don't + pronoun 2016-01-26T19:53:31.170

3 She couldn't come vs. she couldn't have come 2016-01-04T16:17:54.990

3 Short answers with there is/are 2016-02-25T10:39:43.870

3 What does he say ? Why there is a "Does"? 2016-02-29T23:17:06.717

3 Unusual meaning of 'will' in the sentence 2016-07-05T21:31:47.657

3 Which is correct: the master’s dissertation will <officially> be <officially> added <officially> to your curriculum 2016-08-16T09:04:10.157