Well, the noun before "of" is considered to be in accordance with the verb!
The parents of Dave are good and educated.
In the original post, "these" is preceded before "of" but the verb is singular not plural.
My understanding of the following sentence tells me that the verb "possess" refers to the pronoun "these". Thus, the verb should be in its plural form, possess, to be in accordance with the plural pronoun, however, the vice versa is shown is the below sentence. Why?
+ Silent Spring by...
I am wondering if the following sentence is correct, as the author has not used a passive construction for the verb "debrief".
The original sentence:
"Blake sat with Rodin on the bench and described his arrival in England and debriefing by MI6."
"Blake sat with Rodin on...
I have problem with the grammatical rules applied to the following sentence. Hence, I first provide you with my own version and then I ask my questions.
The original text
I cannot understand the necessity of the second "leaving" after comma! I even think that it is...
I am wondering why the verb coming after "until" is in the past progressive form! You may reason that it is because of the continuity of the action but if so, would you give me another example that the verb coming after "until" is in the past progressive mode?
The Reader by Traci Chee
Before getting through my question, I would like to apologize for not knowing the name of such structures in grammar.
The problem is that I don't know when to be economical with English and when to use the past tense. I have intuitionally found that if "and" gets removed after a comma...
I am aware that there is structure in English named "causative structure" in which the doer is not the subject of the sentence. The causative structure forms like this " have someone do something", but in the following sentence, it seems that there's someone else promoting the social...
what does the following sentence mean? Does it mean that victims were not allowed to claim race discrimination by the police?
"In other words, the Court barred any victim of race discrimination by the police from even alleging a claim of racial bias under the Fourth Amendment."