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    Question use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Which auxillary verbs is used in uncountable nouns?
    Which auxillary verbs used with (any)??

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Say:

    Which auxiliary verbs are used with noncount nouns?

    As for your second question, I am not sure why you are trying to say. Do you mean to say:


    Which auxiliary verbs are used with "any"?

    As for an answer to your question, you should be able to use any verbs with noncount nouns. It simply depends on why you want to say.


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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Thank you Tarheel for your kind corrections , you mean that i can say :
    Are there any bread left? And also is there any bread left
    Were there any bread left?

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Say:

    Is there any bread left?

    or

    Was there any bread left?



    (Go to go.)



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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Please can you change the afirmative sentence (there are few cars in the street.) To negative and to question?


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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Why do you want to do that?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    A sentence with the word 'few' in it doesn't lend itself to making into a negative or a question.
    Obviously, the answers would be "There are not a few cars in the street", and "Are there a few cars in the street?" - neither of which is a natural sentence.

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    Many thanks for you regarding your reply ,
    I think the answer should be there is not any car in the street and is there any car in the street?
    Now can you give question and convert the following to negative (there are alot of cars inthe street)( there is plenty of water in the tank)

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    You can certainly give a sentence which, in effect, expresses a concept close to the negation, but that is a different exercise to giving a correct grammatical transformation of a certain sentence.
    In general, to negate, you change "There is ..." to "There is not ...". And to question, you change "There is..." to "Is there ..."
    There are often several close enough answers (semantically correct, but not strictly transformed syntactically) - if that's what you need.

    Are there any questions you're having specific difficulty with?
    "There are some questions you're having specific difficulty with."
    "There are no questions you're having specific difficulty with."

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    Re: use of auxilary verbs with uncountable nouns

    I am wondering about the nouns used after the word (any) if it can be singular or plural or should be strictly singular ??
    Thank you

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