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    #1

    do form rules

    which sentence is gramatically correct
    My friend Ann does a lot of sports or My friend Ann do a lot of sports

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    #2

    Re: do form rules

    Quote Originally Posted by saranya ks View Post
    which sentence is gramatically correct
    My friend Ann does a lot of sports or My friend Ann do a lot of sports
    "Does" is singular. Assuming your friend Ann is not Siamese twins, "does" is correct.

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    #3

    Re: do form rules

    Quote Originally Posted by saranya ks View Post
    Which sentence is grammatically correct?

    "My friend Ann does a lot of sports" or "My friend Ann do a lot of sports"?
    Welcome to the forum. Mike has given you the answer to your question. Please see the amendments I have made to your post in red. It is important to follow the rules of written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single appropriate punctuation mark.
    - Always capitalise the word "I".
    - Do not put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark.

    Also, please make sure you make the words or sentences you are querying stand out in some way - you can put them in quotation marks as I did, or put them in italics. Thread titles should include some or all of the words you are querying. A good title for this post would have been "My friend Ann does" or something similar.

    If you start to follow the forum guidelines and the rules of written English as quickly as possible, you will find the forum much easier to use.
    Last edited by 5jj; 09-Nov-2013 at 08:11. Reason: typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: do form rules

    ***NOT A TEACHER***


    "Always put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark." It is after, please. Thanks, ems.


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    #5

    Re: do form rules

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    "Always put a space before a full stop, comma, question mark or exclamation mark." It is after, please. Thanks, ems.
    Corrected.
    Last edited by 5jj; 09-Nov-2013 at 08:25.

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    #6

    Re: do form rules

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Crrected.
    [/LEFT]
    Now all we need is to correct "corrected".

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    #7

    Re: do form rules

    Done

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    #8

    Re: do form rules

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Done.
    And I've added the relevant punctuation.

    This thread will help learners realise that native speakers/writers are not infallible!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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