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Verb Patterns Lesson 4

Subject + present perfect + adverbials/complements They have lived here since 1960. They have lived here for twelve years now. The boy has grown enormously in the last two years. Has the peon gone to the post office already? I have been there this morning....

Verb Patterns | Lesson 3

Subject + verb + question word + infinitive In this structure we use question word + infinitive as direct object. I don’t know where to turn for help. We must find out what to do next. Let us...

Verb Patterns | Lesson 2

Subject + verb + object + complements Some transitive verbs are followed by an object and an object complement. The people wanted to crown Caesar king. They named the baby Christopher. You may call it what you...

Verb Patterns | Lesson 1

Subject + intransitive verb Some sentences have just two words – a noun and an intransitive verb. Birds fly. Dogs bark. Fire burns. Time flies. Subject + transitive verb + direct object A transitive...