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    I read a sentence but don't understand some part of it: "Oh, I left the door open. I'll go and shut it."

    I don't understand why there are two verbs( left, open ) in one sentence.

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    Re: open

    In that sentence "open" is an adjective. It describes the position/state of the door.

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    Re: open

    Quote Originally Posted by shabushabu View Post
    I don't understand why there are two verbs (left, open) in one sentence.
    There are two verbs in the second sentence (go, shut). This is correct and usual.

    Has someone told you that a sentence can only have one verb? It is not so.

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