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    Default Re: Sentence pattern confusion

    Quote Originally Posted by dgquander View Post
    Now can you see why I am so confused about sentence structures?
    Yes, but why are you worried about this? Surely what is important is the ability to speak/write English, not the ability to label things.
    Please do not edit your question after it has received a response. Such editing can make the response hard for others to understand.


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    Default Re: Sentence pattern confusion

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Yes, but why are you worried about this? Surely what is important is the ability to speak/write English, not the ability to label things.
    Agree 95%. The only thing I could possibly add would be "read".

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    Default Re: Sentence pattern confusion

    I have an interest in knowing what makes a clock tick; it isn't enough for me to just see the hands move.

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    Beware of trying to find out what makes a clock tick. You may end up stopping the hands from moving!

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    Default Re: Sentence pattern confusion

    I think that you have it right now.

    Objective complements sort of "sneak up on you.

    On my Youtube channel," Frank Antonson", video"89.1" I teach about objective complements. You might want to take a look at it.

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