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    Smile Is it pooible to omit "is" while speaking?

    Dear Teacher,
    Please reply .

    Question: Can we omit helping verbs like "is","am","are" from the sentence while speaking.

    e.g:-We are planning for ur marriage.

    Instead of this can we say like :We planning ur marriage.

    If it is possible,tell where we should or should not use such things.Please give me some more example.

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    Debasis

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    #2

    Re: Is it pooible to omit "is" while speaking?

    Verbs give the TIME of the action. Why would you want to get rid of vital information?


    We plan our wedding every time we talk.

    We are planning our wedding every time we talk.

    We planned our wedding every time we talked.

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    Re: Is it pooible to omit "is" while speaking?

    sorry,i didnt get my answer from ur reply.Actually i want to know whether it is possible in spoken english.Is it correct or not tell me that.

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    Re: Is it pooible to omit "is" while speaking?

    We planning ur marriage.

    This is not correct. By the way, what do you mean by 'ur' is it a typo for 'our' or are you using it for 'your'?

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    Re: Is it pooible to omit "is" while speaking?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    We planning ur marriage.

    This is not correct. By the way, what do you mean by 'ur' is it a typo for 'our' or are you using it for 'your'?
    thank u.it was "your"

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