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    help me to understand this simple sentence

    Hi Sir Tdol,
    I am not used with your sentence pattern "I have also never heard them used". Which I know of that kind of pattern are "I saw he going" which means a part of action and "I saw he go" which means the whole action. But till now, I haven't seen pattern like yours. Could you please clarify it to me if what kind of pattern it is and how it works?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Hi Sir Tdol,
    I am not used with your sentence pattern "I have also never heard them used". Which I know of that kind of pattern are "I saw he going" which means a part of action and "I saw he go" which means the whole action. But till now, I haven't seen pattern like yours. Could you please clarify it to me if what kind of pattern it is and how it works?
    "I saw he going" and "I saw he go" are both wrong.

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    Really Sir? Oh no! What we have been taught? Sir then how that kind of sentence work? Suppose; now it's evening. In the morning I saw my brother was going shopping. Now or in the evening, my mom asks me where is your brother? Did you see him? now I answer mom "No but I saw him going/go shopping in the morning" Is it correct sir? Sir why don't you correct my sentence if it's wrong?

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    help me to understand this simple sentence

    "I have also never heard them used" stated by Sir Tdol.
    Is this the structure of the above sentence ; "I have also never heard them were used/their being used"? I am still very confused.
    Also "I saw him going" and "I saw him go". Are these sentences correct? If not, please correct them and let me know what is the wrong and how they should be used.

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    Re: help me to understand this simple sentence

    We have told you this several times before - make your thread titles relevant to the content of your post. A good title for this would be "I have also never heard them used".

    You must start to listen to the advice you are given on this forum.

    Edit: I discovered you had asked this same question in the middle of an unconnected thread. I have now merged all of these so that they are in their own thread. The order of the posts is now a little strange but that's what happens when post duplicates.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: help me to understand this simple sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by UM Chakma View Post
    Really Sir? Oh no! What we have been taught? Sir then how that kind of sentence work? Suppose; now it's evening. In the morning I saw my brother was going shopping. Now or in the evening, my mom asks me where is your brother? Did you see him? now I answer mom "No but I saw him going/go shopping in the morning" Is it correct sir? Sir why don't you correct my sentence if it's wrong?
    Your other examples were "I saw he go" not "I saw him go." The ones with "he" were wrong. You must use the object form of the pronoun.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    It means that I have never heard people use them.

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    I am really sorry. But I really tried my best to use a better title. It's okay. I will use an even more better title because now I got your example. Thanks

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    I understood the meaning of your sentence. I just wanted to know the the structure of your sentence. the original structure of "I saw him going" is "I saw his going"; "his going" becomes "him going" as I know.
    Your sentence was "I also never have heard them used" so here I just want to know the original structure of your sentence.

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    May I ask an additional question? When checking info of the members' of this website, gender is not referred to. So that I get in trouble. I get confused if I should call teachers of here Sir/Madam/Ma'am/Teacher etc. Because for male teachers, we call "Sir" and for female "Madam or teacher". Could I have any solution of this problem. I wish this would help other students like me too.

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