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    Does shreya takes after you or giri?
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    Does shreya take after you or giri?
    which one of the above is correct? :?

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    The latter, I think.
    I'm not a teacher.

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    Eric, you are correct.
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    Default Re: Please correct the sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by shaz_!329
    Does shreya takes after you or giri?
    or
    Does shreya take after you or giri?
    which one of the above is correct? :?
    It is the second. When we use do/does, only that verb takes the third person form. The second verb is always in the base/infinitive form.

    I take.
    He takes.
    I do take.
    He does take.

    I took.
    He took.
    I did take.
    He did take.

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    In addition:

    Do I take?
    Does he/she take?

    I took.
    He/She took.

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    Quote Originally Posted by henry
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    Do I take?
    Does he/she take?

    I took.
    He/She took.
    Very good! :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by henry
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    Do I take?
    Does he/she take?

    I took.
    He/She took.
    Very good! :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by henry
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by henry
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    Do I take?
    Does he/she take?

    I took.
    He/She took.
    Very good! :D

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