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1.Tom is angry seeing Peter goes away
2.Tom is angry seeing Peter go away
3.Tom is angry seeing Peter going away
I think sentence 1 is correct. Am I right?
How come it can't be "goes" in sentence 1?
If sentence 1 is right, can I say
"Tom was angry seeing his mother go to the wrong bus."
How come it can't be "goes" in sentence 1? What makes you think it's correct?
It's because the subject, Peter, is he
Thanks for teaching and correcting my grammer!
You use the bare form of the verb after watch, see, hear, etc.
I heard Peter sing. I watched the girl dance. I saw my mother leave.
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.
I see/hear/watch Peter go (bare infinitive) away.
I see/hear/watch Peter going (-ing form)away.
I notice that Peter goes (present simple) / is going (present progressive) away.
Those are all possible.
I was happy when I saw my mother arrive = I was happy seeing my mother arrive.
He was angry when he saw his mother get on the wrong bus = He was angry seeing his mother get on the wrong bus.
They were excited when/while they watched the film = They were excited watching the film.
Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.