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  1. Senior Member
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    #1

    This zipper is stuck.

    1. This zipper is stuck (adj).
    2. This zipper gets stuck.
    3. This zipper stucks.

    Is sentence 3 correct?

    Thanks.

  2. 5jj's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: This zipper is stuck.

    No

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    #3

    Re: This zipper is stuck.

    Is sentence 3 correct?

    No. "This zipper sticks".

  4. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #4

    Re: This zipper is stuck.

    Or has stuck/has got stuck, but definitely not stucks.

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    #5

    Re: This zipper is stuck.

    This zipper sticks = It regularly gets stuck.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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