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    #1

    correction

    She like to eats chicken. is this right??
    Last edited by mithun1120; 31-Aug-2013 at 15:51.

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    Re: correction

    So do I. have you a question for us?

    Welcome to the forum, mithun.

    (Later) My response now seems strange. The original post read:
    She likes to eat chicken.
    Last edited by 5jj; 31-Aug-2013 at 19:32.

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    #3

    Re: correction

    Quote Originally Posted by mithun1120 View Post
    She like to eats chicken. is this right??
    I don't know what the unedited version said, but the sentence that is there now is incorrect.

    "She" is singular and requires a singular verb -- "likes". The infinitive should be "to eat". We use the base form of the verb in an infinitive.

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    #4

    Re: correction

    Quote Originally Posted by mithun1120 View Post
    "She like to eats chicken."

    Is this right??
    Note my amendments to your post. Try to make the words/sentences you are querying stand out from the rest of the post. You can enclose them in quotes (as I have done above), put them in italics or in bold. Also, start every sentence with a capital letter.

    Your sentence is not correct. "She" is 3rd person singular and therefore takes that form of a verb. "To like" is a regular verb so the 3rd person singular is "likes". After that, we use the full infinitive "to eat". It is the verb closest to the subject which takes the changeable form of the verb.

    I like to eat vegetables.
    She likes to eat chicken.
    They like to eat apples.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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