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    Default Structured Sentences

    STRUCTURED SENTENCES:

    I need help regarding structured sentences in english. such as.

    SUB+KEEP ON+VERB+ING+OBJ+ETC

    I KEEP ON WORKING TILL LAST NIGHT.

    SUB+USED TO+VERB+ING+OBJ+ETC

    YOU USED TO LISTENING TO A SONG

    Can anyone guide me about more structures like this or the web resources from where can I get the stuff like this.

    Thanking you,

    ahm4me.

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    Default Re: Structured Sentences

    The second one is incorrect- after 'used to', we use a base form (listen) not a gerund. Any phrase can be broken down into such patterns- it's hard to know where to start.

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    Default Re: Structured Sentences

    Thank you very much to guide regarding the question, the second one is realy incorrrect, thanks a lot. May I find any web links or web resources regarding common English usage, or structres or dialogues usually used.

    regards,

    ahm4me

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