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    Lightbulb 11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single

    Hi all,
    Recently, i found one Eng question from newspaper.

    11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single < Can anyone tells me that why here use (being)

    Is it a rule here that verb+being + adj ? But sometimes we use [ I feel happy ],
    Why wont use 11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single here ?

    Many thanks

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    Re: 11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single

    Quote Originally Posted by lindauuu View Post
    Hi all,
    Recently, ​I found one this English question sentence from in a newspaper.

    "11/11 is a day to celebrate being single."

    Can anyone tells tell me that why here use (being) "being" is used here?

    Is it a rule here that the rule verb+being + adj? But "Sometimes we use "I feel happy".
    Why wont did they use "11/11 is a day to celebrate (being) single" here?

    Many thanks.
    When we use the verb "to celebrate", it is followed by verb+ing.

    Brazil celebrated winning the World Cup.
    I celebrate being single every day!
    My brother will go out tonight to celebrate passing his driving test.

    Do you actually understand what the sentence you found means?

    Note my corrections to your post. Especially note that we enclose quotes and words we are querying inside quotation marks, not inside brackets, or square brackets or between <>.
    You didn't find "an English question" in a newspaper. You found a sentence in English and you have a question about it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: 11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single

    Thank you, but I still have some questions.
    ''sentence from in a newspaper.'' Why we don't use ''on a newspaper'' or ''in the newspaper.''

    ''Also Can anyone tells tell. '' Why here we don't use tell(s)? I found some examples on the internet such as "Is anyone listening to me?", "If anyone sees Lisa, ask her to call me."

    Thanks for your correction.

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    Re: 11/11 is a day to celebrate (being )single

    You can see in the newspaper. However, here you aren't talking about a specific newspaper, but one where you saw the sentence. If you are talking about something you read this morning, you could use in the newspaper, which would refer to a particular edition- today's paper.

    When you use can, you use the infinitive without to:

    Can I tell her?
    Can she tell them?
    Can she tells them?


    Could you start a new thread when you have a different question, please. It makes it easier to answer. Thanks

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