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    Default Parts of Speech

    Please could you tell me if these are correct parts of speech and help me with one Im not sure of

    1. When does the train leave - 'does' =

    2. I want to go but I can't - to do = an adverb

    3. Why do you speak so slowly 'why' - adverb

    Many thanks

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    Buddhaheart is offline Member
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    Default Re: Parts of Speech

    1. When does the train leave - 'does' = Auxiliary (helping) verb. It helps to form a question.

    2. I want to go but I can't - to go = an adverb No. Itís a verb infinitive or simply the infinitive.

    3. Why do you speak so slowly 'why' - adverb U

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