"I won't not use no double negatives." —Bart Simpson
I have a female friend who has a habit of saying things like, "My hair needs combed." I was under the impression that the verb "to be" should be inserted in there, as in "My hair needs to be combed." Which is grammatically correct?
It depends. Are you from Pittsburgh? http://snarkygrammarguide.blogspot.com/2012/10/regional-dialects-my-hair-needs-combed.html
I am tired of working. the word working is a verb here or not
No, "am" is the verb. Use "Working exhausts me" for more drama. lol
When do you use the words technically & basically
what is the difference of each and every plz tel me
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Hi. I don't know whether you're still posting on the blog, but I would like to ask you if it's correct saying "I'm hoping fo better wheather". I'm not a English speaker as a mother tongue, but my teacher tought me that to hope is a verb that expresses feelings therfore it doesn't have continuous tense. If so, then also MacDonald's "I'm loving it" is not correct. Thanks for your answer.
Hi. I have to make a lesson plan on how to teach transitive and intransitive verbs to 11 years old children. But, I really don't know how to teach transitive and intransitive verbs since as far as I remember, I only learn regular or irregular verbs during my school time. English is not my first language and so does my students. Could you help me on this.
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The student refused to do his homework because of his laziness Can somebody explain whether 'refused' is transitive or intransitive please?