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    Smile is this grammatically wrong?

    Hello

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    They're these prototype sneakers and come up with ideas on how to sell them which I can't do because no self-respecting adult would ever where these
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    (source: Friends, chandler's internship)

    Where is the verb?
    1. would is a modal which needs verb

    2. where these also follows verb

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    Re: is this grammatically wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by mokbon View Post
    Hello

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    They're these prototype sneakers and come up with ideas on how to sell them which I can't do because no self-respecting adult would ever where wear these
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    (source: Friends, chandler's internship)

    Where is the verb?
    1. would is a modal which needs verb

    2. where these also follows verb
    You want to know where the verb is? the verb is "wear". that word is not "where", it is "wear" which is a verb. He is talking about "sneakers".

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    Re: is this grammatically wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by mokbon View Post
    Hello

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    They're these prototype sneakers and come up with ideas on how to sell them which I can't do because no self-respecting adult would ever where these
    ----------------------------------------------------
    (source: Friends, chandler's internship)

    Where is the verb?
    1. would is a modal which needs verb

    2. where these also follows verb
    You've run into a homonym. The verb is wear, not where.

    I think the sentence goes like this:

    There are these prototype sneakers, and [they want me to] come up with ideas on how to sell them, which I can't do because no self-respecting adult would ever wear them.

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    Re: is this grammatically wrong?

    Thanks for you guys help!

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