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    Default 1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.

    1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.
    2) Heavy rain cause my room to be flooded.
    2) What is the cause of the flood in my room?
    3) My basement will always be flooded with water during heavy rainfall.


    * I am learning how to use the word 'flood' in different way and I have constructed a few sentences by using the word 'flood'. I hope they are constructed correctly. I hope somebody will help me. :)

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    Default Re: 1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.

    Have another look at the verb in number 2.

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    Default Re: 1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.

    Tdol means the first number 2.

    The verb in the second number 2 is fine.

    In 1), delete 'to occur'.

    In 3), delete 'with water'.

    Rover

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    Default Re: 1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Have another look at the verb in number 2.

    Thanks for replying Tdol. You meant the word cause? Is that right?

    Heavy rain causes my room to be flooded. I have changed cause to causes, I hope i get it right this time.

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    Default Re: 1) Heavy rain will always cause a flood to occur in my basement.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Tdol means the first number 2.

    The verb in the second number 2 is fine.

    In 1), delete 'to occur'.

    In 3), delete 'with water'.

    Rover
    Thanks for replying Rover.
    OOps, I was not aware that I have numbered two sentences with number 2.
    Thanks for pointing out my mistake and correcting them for me.

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