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    two consecutive verbs

    Hi, Can someone please tell me how we call the sentence structure with two consecutive verbs without an infinitive? Ex. Culural factors help explain why.......... It looks just like a construction with modal verbs, but 'help' is not a modal verb....what is it? Thanks a lot!
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    NYC dialect

    Are you from NY? Can you please give me some interesting examples of NY dialect: phonetics, morphology, and perhaps even semantics. Anything that can only be heard in NY. Thank you, Iza
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    affect/effect

    How would you explain the relationship (not the meaning) between affect and effect using the following pairs of words: attract extract appropriate (as a verb) expropriate ad nauseam exit buy sell come...
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