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    Sam kwok is offline Newbie
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    Default Two verb in a sentence.

    Culture shock makes people feel helpless.

    Why does this sentence is correct with two verb?

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    Default Re: Two verb in a sentence.

    Why is this sentence correct with two verbs?

    "Culture shock" is the subject.

    "Makes" is the main verb.

    "People feel helpless" is a clause which is serving as the object of the verb "makes."

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    Default Re: Two verb in a sentence.

    Welcome to the forums, Sam.

    Has somebody told you that a sentence can have only one verb?

    Forget it!

    Rover

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    Default Re: Two verb in a sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sam kwok View Post
    Culture shock makes people feel helpless.

    Why does this sentence is correct with two verb?
    I agree with the others who have said that "make" is the main verb. The other verb form is not a verb in this sentence; it is an infinitive without the particle "to". Make is a verb that takes an infinitive without a particle. See others here: The Infinitive

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