Tag: verb-forms

64 Why is the correct spelling "eating" and not "eatting"? 2017-01-09T17:04:37.413

38 "Didn't use to get" or "Didn't used to get"? 2016-08-16T09:57:13.050

30 scissors cut/cuts paper, which is correct? 2014-08-26T08:49:11.320

29 Verb tenses when asking a question 2013-04-21T02:56:54.467

16 How does the grammar work in "here be dragons"? 2013-01-23T21:42:24.407

16 When do we double the consonant before '-ing' affix? 2013-01-24T01:08:42.850

15 "If anyone knows" or "Does anyone know"? 2013-01-29T23:39:24.187

15 What does a the prefix "a-" mean in "a-changing" 2015-06-07T12:35:12.347

15 I look forward to hearing from you or looking forward to hear from you? 2015-10-18T03:34:48.003

14 When should I use "didn't" instead of "haven't"? 2013-01-25T03:29:23.150

14 "Might" vs. "may". What's the difference? 2013-01-25T03:30:39.777

14 Why is the verb form "am been" always grammatically incorrect? 2015-01-19T11:58:44.013

13 Using plural or singular verb after "neither" and "none" 2013-03-29T02:10:30.990

13 "to find" or "finding" after the verb "help" 2013-04-08T16:53:19.640

13 Show Showed Shown? 2013-12-11T17:17:33.817

12 Verbs ending in -th 2013-01-26T09:26:18.527

12 Is "I >am having< a code which ... " acceptable? 2013-01-29T22:48:10.310

12 When to add "up" after a verb and when not? 2013-09-26T00:59:36.090

12 Do the brave deserve the fair? 2014-04-10T14:25:12.010

11 Are archaic third person singular forms of verbs useful to English learners? 2013-02-28T20:44:01.517

11 Does the verb 'to busy' require a reflexive pronoun? 2016-10-02T02:33:23.063

10 "It'd been... since" 2015-05-26T13:02:58.560

9 "I look forward" or "I'm looking forward"? 2013-03-13T12:38:18.797

9 Is "would + present tense" bad grammar? 2013-07-18T12:35:56.847

9 "Will" vs "would" 2014-09-27T11:27:44.147

9 "will become accustomed to" or "will be accustomed to"? 2014-12-24T18:08:20.643

9 I didn't ('go' or 'went') to party? 2015-05-27T04:38:40.280

9 if none observe me -- why not "if none observes me"? 2015-10-11T14:00:16.563

9 Why do people say "explain to me", not "explain me"? 2016-02-16T16:56:40.553

9 "integrated in" or "integrated into" 2016-06-02T06:03:13.090

8 Use of -ing after while 2013-06-12T11:52:07.003

8 Using “used to” vs "would" when expressing something done in the past 2013-10-03T09:37:56.697

8 He continued to talk and he continued talking 2013-11-14T19:03:52.820

8 Is it correct to use "build" in the headline "The safest Olympic Stadium build ever"? 2014-01-02T14:03:42.237

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

8 Can an order ship itself? 2015-01-27T16:19:40.267

7 headed or heading, started or starting? 2013-08-19T05:21:33.260

7 take a long time vs take a while 2014-02-17T19:24:35.913

7 “Did” vs. “had done” 2014-02-18T00:17:21.483

7 Verb "contribute to" + "doing something" 2014-10-29T23:16:57.913

6 Is the word "think" stative or dynamic? 2013-02-27T12:05:17.580

6 I never {drunk / drank} 2013-03-17T15:38:01.173

6 why does 'VERB+ing' come after 'to' in this context? 2013-05-28T20:33:54.527

6 My grandpa died 30 years ago. I "have never met" / "never met" him. - Which one? 2015-03-14T10:48:13.633

6 "My son and I are..." or "am..."? 2016-08-04T16:33:54.067

5 Is "What happened to him" correct? 2013-04-06T17:19:20.500

5 When to use "be" in a sentence? 2013-04-09T09:29:17.633

5 "has" vs "has been" or "have" vs "have been" 2013-07-27T14:52:19.067

5 Be VS are, which one in first conditional is correct? 2014-09-04T13:49:25.287

5 Why using IS in the sentence "one or more -something- IS not available"? 2014-12-10T22:02:40.873

5 What are the names of the verb tenses used in these two sentences? 2015-01-30T06:48:37.020

5 Why don't we add an "s" on to these verbs? 2015-07-01T00:04:42.807

5 Lying down or laying down? 2015-10-28T02:16:17.097

5 Difference between be interviewing for a job vs being interviewed for a job 2015-11-24T19:38:47.440

5 His greatness - "lies" or "lay"? 2015-12-28T05:58:25.860

5 Which follows an uncountable noun of multiple things, singular or plural verb? 2016-08-03T22:00:59.830

5 Plural acronym verb form: "PGCs stand for" vs. "PGCs stands for" 2016-11-13T16:11:14.167

4 "read and accepted" or "read and accept"? 2013-01-31T08:05:31.547

4 "is violative of" vs. "violate" 2013-02-18T20:29:50.953

4 In the sentence "How did John do?", should the verb "do" be replaced with "does"? 2013-03-12T14:56:41.393

4 Active voice and passive voice in Present tense and Present Continues tense 2013-03-20T16:13:49.563

4 What is the difference between "to bring "and "bringing" 2013-04-06T20:43:25.713

4 "I should go" vs. "I should be going" 2013-06-28T00:30:52.567

4 Passive voice or present continuous? 2013-09-06T18:22:13.760

4 Verb for two uncountable items 2013-09-08T02:26:23.250

4 Win, Wins, or Won? 2014-06-03T22:47:20.123

4 Why is the "Present continuous" used? 2014-06-29T04:52:19.110

4 "Did you have the chance" or "Had you got the chance"? 2014-09-08T19:58:53.010

4 Which form of verbs should be used after conjuction words in interrogative statements? 2014-09-13T22:30:16.633

4 Can I use 'improving' instead of 'improved'? 2014-09-19T10:58:19.743

4 'He don't have knowledge ' vs 'He doesn't have knowledge' 2014-09-30T23:29:19.093

4 A man is trying "setting up" (or "to set up") password - difference in meaning? 2014-11-09T11:42:45.253

4 has lain on the ground vs has lain down on the ground 2015-12-25T07:16:45.897

4 A large vase (lays / is laid) in the corner of our front hallway 2016-01-11T13:32:12.077

3 What is the right usage of the verb "congratulate"? 2013-05-12T10:59:37.400

3 Would you mind LET/LETTING? 2013-07-01T21:28:04.657

3 Basing or Based? 2013-08-29T07:30:48.097

3 Why is "like to swim" possible, but "enjoying to swim" is not? 2013-10-14T14:27:00.777

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

3 "see the example below for understanding" versus "see the example below to understand" 2014-02-09T19:28:01.177

3 I'll have finished VS I'll be finished 2014-03-15T18:03:01.407

3 Some questions about the verb - "keep" 2014-03-16T06:10:05.680

3 I'm somewhat confused on the use this word usage 2014-04-30T15:37:56.727

3 "Will make and will continue" or " will make and continue" 2014-05-04T11:00:56.477

3 When can we omit "does" in the question sentence 2014-05-15T02:40:04.417

3 "until such time as he would have finished" 2014-06-19T14:40:45.873

3 Is this a correct verb: Irregularizing 2014-07-15T19:07:21.270

3 Is the phrase "was being" an excessive use of the verb "to be" and wrong? 2014-08-24T10:40:42.103

3 Which form of verb should follow prefer? 2014-08-29T15:40:43.180

3 Should we use "is sending" or "is to send"? 2014-09-17T22:18:04.523

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

3 Is “just finished to” right? 2014-11-20T22:01:43.420

3 I - plural or singular? 2014-12-20T02:58:31.503

3 Can we say [he done] this because he was threatened by the police officer? 2014-12-27T05:28:32.827

3 Can "couldn't have done" be used in subjunctive mood? 2015-02-02T10:31:48.980

3 "We can't play tennis if it will be rainy tomorrow" or "... if it is rainy tomorrow"? 2015-02-04T16:53:58.043

3 When do you use 'Were to Verb' as opposed to 'Past tense of Verb' for possibility? 2015-02-17T05:30:52.227

3 What is meant by the verb "to be"? 2015-03-13T05:53:22.967

3 "You could being controlled without your knowledge" is a well-formed sentence? 2015-09-03T13:59:44.430