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  1. 123hahah
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    Two verbs in sentence

    My friend write some thing like this:
    "Is the only thing people are interested in today earning more money?"

    Is there any grammar error in that question?


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    #2

    Re: Two verbs in sentence

    No, not particularly.

    It would read better as "Is earning more money the only thing people are interested in today?"


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    Re: Two verbs in sentence

    hi i just want to ask for your help. i wrote a personal statement for my scholarship but i wasnt sure if it was right.hope you can help me to edit it.


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    Re: Two verbs in sentence

    "is" is the verb of second clause so I dont think you can ask question like that. The verb of first clause should be the verb that move to front.

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