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    grammar questions

    i have a doubts about adverbs in some structures like this one...
    it is ok to say:
    !! it's always going to fail something.!!

    can i use frequency adverbs with future- going to ?

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    Re: grammar questions

    That sentence doesn't work, but that doesn't mean that frequency adverbs cannot be used about the future with going to.

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    Re: grammar questions

    Quote Originally Posted by willingtolearn26 View Post
    can i use frequency adverbs with future- going to ?
    Yes. "I'm going to be less available in future.", "I'm going to try to exercise more often."

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    Re: grammar questions

    Quote Originally Posted by willingtolearn26 View Post
    I have some doubts about adverbs in some structures like this one.
    it is Is it ok OK to say: ​"!! It's always going to fail something!"?

    Can I use frequency adverbs with the future - going to?
    Please see my corrections to your post above 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" (first person singular).
    - Do not put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.

    Note that we write either "OK" or "okay" but not "ok".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: grammar questions

    Before we answer any more of your questions, please correct the information in your profile.

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    Re: grammar questions

    Another question...
    What type of sentece(grammar) is...
    I felt tired?
    Last edited by willingtolearn26; 19-Aug-2014 at 20:25.

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    Re: grammar questions

    It's a simple sentence.

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    Re: grammar questions

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's a simple sentence.
    But what kind of specific sentence, I mean: progressive, perfect, both, and its structure would be then?
    subject + simple past + particip; exemp:
    He was felt tired
    He was born

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    Hello, Willingtolearn:

    I believe that this analysis is correct:

    I = pronoun = the subject of the sentence.

    felt = the past tense of the verb "to feel."

    a) In this sentence, "felt" is considered a linking verb. That is, its job is to connect "I" and "tired." It also shows you the tense (past). In some languages, one may simply say "I tired." NOT in English.

    b) Compare: "I felt the sweater very carefully." This time, "felt" is a full verb. It shows action.

    tired = adjective. It is the subjective complement. That is, it "completes" the meaning of the subject. If you said only, "I felt," your listener would ask, "Excuse me. You felt what?"


    James



    May I call your attention to a forum at this website called "Diagramming"? You can post a sentence there, and someone will parse (analyze) every word in the sentence.
    Last edited by TheParser; 03-Jan-2015 at 17:01. Reason: punctuation

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    Re: grammar questions

    James, it would be more helpful to provide an actual link.

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