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    #1

    It is waste of time.

    It is waste of time.

    I think It is weird because "is" is be verb and "waste" is a verb.

    So, "It is waste of time." have a two verb.

    Help me

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    #2

    Thumbs up Re: It is waste of time.

    You made a great observation here. The way you are analyzing the sentence and thinking about it is going to help you master English and use it very well. It is a waste of time to use too many verbs in one sentence! But I am only kidding; the truth is that in this sentence the word 'waste' is being used as a noun.

    The verb in this sentence is 'to be' and it is conjugated as the word 'is'.
    The word 'waste' refers to something that wastes time.
    Example: An empty forum is a waste of time.

    Important: Add the article 'a' to make the sentence better: It is a waste of time.
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    Re: It is waste of time.

    You need to add the "a." It doesn't make the sentence better, it makes it correct.

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