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    I hear the wind call your name

    Hi everyone,

    Here is a sentence from the lyrics of Bryan Adams's song "I will always return":

    I hear the wind call your name....

    I wonder why isn't it "I hear the wind calls your name"? And is there other examples like this?

    Thanks in advance

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    Re: I hear the wind call your name

    You can hear, see, watch, etc somebody/something do (bare infinitive) something, doing (gerund) something or done (past partciple).

    I saw Henry kill the pig.
    I watched Henry killing the pig.
    I saw the pig killed.
    I heard the pig being killed.
    I hear the wind call your name.

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    Re: I hear the wind call your name

    Hey fivejedjon,

    Thank you for your instant reply. It really helps.

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