Tag: verbs

45 I demand that he leave or leaves? 2018-05-08T02:36:49.980

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

36 What is the difference between "wait" and "await"? 2013-07-18T23:00:37.083

33 "When you Frankenstein a team together..." - Is "Frankenstein" a new verb? 2019-10-23T21:46:56.950

28 What's the child doing in this picture? Is it called tongue twister? 2016-01-06T16:38:28.830

26 Why should "are" be used here instead of "is"? 2017-07-30T21:27:02.630

22 Is 'mating' only used with males? What if I use it with females? Is it incorrect? 2015-01-07T12:38:56.880

21 Allow (to) + infinitive, substantive, verb+ -ing 2013-10-10T14:57:29.877

20 What does "to be painted shut" mean? 2015-01-14T16:12:40.563

20 "severe" as a verb: is it acceptable usage? 2015-11-24T09:28:30.400

20 Can "marriage" be used as a verb? 2019-11-04T08:08:21.243

19 Why say "Wait your turn" but "Wait FOR..." everything else? 2013-01-24T18:12:03.133

19 Should you use a plural verb if you refer to a fraction? 2013-04-11T10:08:51.053

18 What is the difference between 'hear' and 'listen'? 2013-08-14T12:04:52.717

18 Flee from vs flee 2017-02-22T07:19:22.703

17 What is the antonym of "to friend"? 2016-06-23T02:46:19.477

17 Is the word "like" a preposition or verb in "You made me like this." 2016-12-08T10:23:23.497

16 Draw or tie in sports 2018-06-25T10:05:06.960

15 Double 'in' in one sentence 2016-12-08T18:21:26.173

15 Can ‘is’ and ‘are’ be used in the same sentence? ‘The conclusion is both are harmful.’ 2020-03-30T19:07:37.077

14 Does the verb 'Christianize' require the capital 'C'? Why? 2014-04-07T18:14:57.550

14 What does "I don't do dogs" mean? 2014-12-06T16:27:53.093

14 Is there a simple and clear way to explain the difference between past simple and present perfect? 2014-12-13T19:19:07.653

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

14 What is the difference between "I still use" vs "I am still using" in this sentence? 2018-10-09T14:30:28.203

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

13 "This book *reads* very well." 2014-02-03T09:28:54.373

13 How would people use "cherry-pick"? 2017-01-31T18:21:14.507

13 How do I express दिल लगाना in English? It literally means 'attaching heart.' 2017-12-07T05:22:40.110

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

12 What's the difference between "found" and "establish"? 2017-07-05T16:01:52.650

12 Distinction between “bend” and “bow” 2017-12-14T18:47:39.993

12 What verb goes with "coup"? 2019-06-29T07:22:36.493

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

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

11 Deverbals: is there a rationale which allows deverbing to a noun and using the plural form or is it about usage? 2015-05-02T23:09:26.677

11 Intensifying "is" using "do" 2016-01-10T22:33:31.080

11 Verb for how much space a file takes up? 2016-08-13T19:54:07.530

11 Can two or more third person conjugated verbs be chained together? 2017-03-16T13:08:56.523

11 What is the difference between the verbs "put on" and "wear"? 2018-03-14T08:42:30.173

10 Do verb tenses have to remain absolutely consistent through a piece of writing? 2014-07-07T16:31:19.353

10 Difference between "assist in" and "assist with" 2015-02-03T09:39:46.650

10 Difference between "search of" and "search for" 2015-02-09T06:38:20.163

10 Chat to or chat with? 2015-07-24T10:09:43.833

10 What is the correct verb when a company stops using services from another company? 2018-01-03T10:23:31.290

10 "Teach someone something" or "teach something to someone" 2018-08-15T08:35:43.810

10 What is the meaning of "open" in "he swings the plastic strip open"? 2019-10-11T05:23:29.303

10 Is it grammatically correct to use "them" with hair? 2020-06-26T03:52:40.750

9 Star Trek "Kobayashi Maru" as a verb in this sentence from 'The Office' (US)? 2016-05-21T03:55:20.887

9 Verbs for sandpaper 2016-12-02T02:02:35.123

9 Bring versus Take: specific example 2017-03-05T02:30:30.973

9 I'd rather stay than go/to go/going home? 2017-08-03T23:58:29.680

9 "To split hairs" vs "To be pedantic" 2019-04-09T10:36:13.477

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

8 I doubt whether this IS to be believed, or ... HAS to be believed 2013-10-01T22:47:59.467

8 'to annoy' and 'to bother': are they synonyms? 2013-12-24T11:44:26.053

8 Difference between "fathom" and "understand" 2014-09-08T12:05:51.193

8 Use of "go" in passive form 2014-11-28T09:23:48.393

8 What is the difference between “say” and “tell”? 2015-09-11T09:39:07.757

8 How to know that in 'need to take a x', an 'x' does not serve as a noun? 2015-12-18T05:19:03.127

7 Infinitive and Gerund Construction 2013-02-21T15:02:58.277

7 Which is the appropriate word here : 'wish' or 'want'? 2013-03-18T04:28:06.867

7 "To correct" or "to correcting"? 2013-04-02T19:38:36.280

7 Single-word vs. phrasal verbs: When to use the latter, and is the former more formal? 2014-11-16T11:35:11.010

7 How can I express 'teaching something to myself'? 2015-06-25T12:16:41.163

7 V-ing and V-ing is vs. V-ing and V-ing are 2015-07-12T16:57:56.347

7 Missing 'us' in "The knowledge enables to determine..." 2017-09-07T07:45:44.733

7 "give to someone" vs. "give someone" 2018-05-05T10:42:32.147

7 A word that means "blending into a community too much" 2019-06-06T12:00:52.880

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

6 "worth to be verb-ed" vs. "worth verb-ing" 2013-03-10T22:02:32.660

6 Is "be" always stative? 2013-03-12T08:47:27.767

6 Difference between "Let someone taste" and "Have someone taste" 2013-03-22T08:04:42.107

6 Using 'supplement' as a verb 2013-04-01T10:31:39.787

6 Should you use singular or plural verb in this type of sentence? 2013-04-12T07:10:38.523

6 Can a pro-verb be followed by a noun phrase? 2014-01-20T03:01:19.017

6 Explanation of "did was [verb]" structure 2014-03-02T10:17:47.247

6 Does a word exist for using a reservation on another date? 2014-04-29T18:12:22.170

6 Conjugate a verb when you don't know the subject's quantity 2014-05-26T15:59:08.340

6 help you do (or) to do something - difference 2014-07-06T17:38:32.523

6 The difference between get + pp and be + pp 2014-07-15T04:25:49.057

6 adjudge vs adjudicate vs judge (verbs) 2014-08-18T06:10:42.447

6 "reflect" vs "reflection on" or "reflection of" 2014-09-17T05:57:15.357

6 Perfect infinitive 2014-10-07T03:38:51.520

6 How can I identify a word that ends with "-ing" as being a noun, a verb, or an adjective? 2015-03-01T15:18:02.440

6 The difference between "prevent" and "avoid" 2015-03-13T19:59:07.053

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

6 Why is "would" used in this passage? 2015-06-07T16:27:37.553

6 If you go, bring/take your lunch 2015-07-13T15:57:58.180

6 Is to hope a non-continuous verb? 2015-09-26T12:45:19.693

6 A professor takes/gives/sets exams 2015-09-29T18:37:00.697

6 The verbs for book pages? 2015-10-29T07:29:16.013

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

6 Using the verb oversleep 2015-12-18T18:41:41.763

6 use 'to' to indicate a verb in flashcards 2015-12-23T13:39:13.307

6 Why do some language learners often omit the verb "BE"? 2016-02-05T21:40:47.187

6 (Singular subject) + which + are? 2016-05-20T05:57:21.273

6 Should it be "runs" or "run" in the following sentence? 2016-11-16T06:47:28.217

6 The condition that {something} be {something} . . 2017-01-03T01:35:27.937