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  1. Webmaster, UsingEnglish.com
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    #1

    Which word is the VERB in...

    Find the verb!
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    #2
    There are two.

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    #3

    Re: Which word is the VERB in...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    There are two.
    Hi, again The French,

    There are two verbs, can is the helping verbs, but tell is the main verb.

    The question is a little ambiguous.

    Bye.

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    Indeed.
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.


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    Re: Which word is the VERB in...

    Quote Originally Posted by Red5 View Post
    Indeed.
    hi red 5 please tell me that how can i ask my question please

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    Re: Which word is the VERB in...

    Quote Originally Posted by hema0036 View Post
    hi red 5 please tell me that how can i ask my question please
    I don't know what the question is, but say:
    Please tell me how I can (or should) ask my question.
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    #7
    tow verbs?!
    which one and which?
    i just find one only

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    #8
    'Can' 'tell'.

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    #9
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    'Can' 'tell'.
    Indeed. :wink:

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    #10
    That makes two in my book.

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