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    Verb connector

    What do you call (verb+connector) in English?

    Ex:
    Divide into
    1/The coach divided us into two groups.

    Accuse of

    2/Some spectators of final match accused of turbulence.

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    Re: Verb connector

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    The connector you're talking about is a preposition. I don't know if there is a name for the combination of verb + preposition. In the case of "divded", as used in sentence #1, a dictionary would say, 'divide something into something' ( divide - Definition from Longman English Dictionary Online ).

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    Re: Verb connector

    Quote Originally Posted by diplomacy View Post
    What do you call (verb+connector) in English?

    Ex:
    Divide into
    1/The coach divided us into two groups.

    Accuse of

    2/Some spectators of final match accused of turbulence.
    Your second sentence makes no sense. The omission of words suggests that it might be a news headline but we don't accuse people of "turbulence".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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