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    Default To house something?

    Your examples do not house a linking verb.
    I read this sentence in one of the threads in the forum and I wanna ask a question:
    Can we use the word house as a verb? What meaning does the word house above suggest?

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    Default Re: To house something?

    To house (vb.), to enclose or encase. In the field of Linguistics, words, phrases and sentences are viewed as having a structure; moreover, structures are represented in writing using square brackets ( [ . . .]), like the walls of a house.

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    Default Re: To house something?

    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    I read this sentence in one of the threads in the forum and I wanna ask a question:
    Can we use the word house as a verb? What meaning does the word house above suggest?


    Hi Latoof!! Yes, you can use "house" as a verb.

    Examples


    This palace houses a museum now ( has been transformed into a museum...)

    This stadium can house 10.000 people ( can hold )

    This hotel can house 10.000 people ( can lodge )


    Hope this helps, Maeve

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    Thanks Cas. and Meave,

    This forum houses a very kind and lovely people indeed!

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    Quote Originally Posted by maeve o'cuinn
    Hope this helps, Maeve
    Welcome, Maeve.

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    Default Re: To house something?

    Quote Originally Posted by Latoof
    Thanks Cas. and Meave,

    This forum houses a very kind and lovely people indeed!


    Thx Latoof!! But it is "people" not "a people" unless you are referring to the citizens of a country.

    People>> plural

    People as citizens >> singular

    Cheers!! Maeve

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