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    1st (sense verb)....2nd (verb) in simple present or continuous

    Greetings, Sir/Mdm

    Are the following sentences grammatically correct? If both are correct/incorrect, kindly help me to understand the grammar rule(s) behind them.

    1) He SAW (sense verb) her TAKE (base verb) a slice of cake.

    2) Amanda SAW her friend STEALING a pair of earrings at the mall.

    Thank you! :)

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    Re: 1st (sense verb)....2nd (verb) in simple present or continuous

    Both are correct. You could also use "taking" in #1, and "steal" in 2.

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    Re: 1st (sense verb)....2nd (verb) in simple present or continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by Oceanlike View Post
    Greetings, Sir/Mdm There is no need for greetings, and 'Mdm' is an unnacceptable abbreviation.

    Thank you! :) If you want to insert a smiley, please use the icon.
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    Re: 1st (sense verb)....2nd (verb) in simple present or continuous

    Quote Originally Posted by Oceanlike View Post
    kindly help me to understand the grammar rule(s) behind them.
    'See' is a verb of perception.

    Not a teacher.

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