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    Grammar question

    Can I write the following:

    There still exist


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    Re: Grammar question

    exists

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    Question Re: Grammar question

    What about in the following:

    There still exist a number of possibilities.
    ?????


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    because of possibilities?

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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    Can I write the following:

    There still exist
    In addition, the position of the adverb 'still' is fine, but you will need to add a subject, as Red5 has pointed out, in order to complete the sentence:

    EX: There still exist some possibilities.

    If the logical subject is plural, then the verb will be plural:

    EX: There still exist some possibilities. (Plural agreement)

    If the logical subject is singular, then the verb will be singular:

    There still exists a possibility. (Singular agreement)


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    Re: Grammar question

    Dank you, Pretty Cassy and the first man in the world!

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Dank you, Pretty Cassy and the first man in the world!
    Dou're delcome.


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    Re: Grammar question

    Oh! You just remind me of a question, I rememebr I read it before somewhere in a linguistic book. When the first syllable of each words rhymes, what is it called?

    Delirium depresses Demon.
    Dandruff dances dangerously.


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    Re: Grammar question

    Duuum deeee duuuum deeeee......

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    Re: Grammar question

    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Duuum deeee duuuum deeeee......
    A little 'er, ation?

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