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Verb as Complement

What is a verb complement? A verb complement is the arrangement of one verb as the object of another verb. This happens 4 ways in English: 1. With infinitives Examples: I asked her to leave. I wanted to leave. I helped him … Continue reading

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Verb Phrases

Definition:(1) In traditional grammar, a word group that includes a verb and its auxiliaries.  (2) In generative grammar, a predicate: that is, a lexical verb and all the words governed by that verb except a subject. Examples and Observations: “V[erb] P[hrase]s can be identified by . . … Continue reading

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Complements

Complements are words that come after linking verbs and modify nouns. The most common noun complements are adjectives and nouns, but can be many other parts of speech as well. TestMagic uses the term noun complement more liberally than do some other grammar … Continue reading

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Verb

Definition  of verb: one of the major grammatical groups, and all sentences must contain one. Verbs refer to anaction (do, break, walk, etc.) or a state (be, like, own). The verb tense shows the time of the action or state. Aspect shows whether the action … Continue reading

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KIVA at Pesta Blogger 2010

As I read the events list, a KIVArepresentative named Cissy Deluca was scheduled to be presenting. But when two men entered the room, I started thinking whether Cissy is one of the gentlemen’s name. It turned out that Cissy couldn’t … Continue reading

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