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    #1

    Are these senteces correct?

    Let's consider the following sentences:

    1) She sings beautiful.

    2) She sings beautifully.

    What are the differences between these two sentences? Please, say details. I think both of these are correct.

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    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    Only 'beautifully' is correct. The sentence needs an adverb to modify the verb 'sings' — not an adjective.

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    This is getting tedious, but for the third time, a better title would have been beautiful/beautifully.

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    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nazmul Hassan View Post
    1) She sings beautiful.
    It should be correct if 'songs' was added at the end.

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    I would say "if songs were added at the end".

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    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    It should be correct if 'songs' was added at the end.

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    I am not a teacher.

    Yes, or if 'beautiful' were the name of a song.

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    #6

    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    'B' should be capitalized if it was a name.

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    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    I would say "if it were a name".

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    #8

    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    What you said here is sometimes different from what I saw elsewhere, so which should I follow?

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    #9

    Re: Are these senteces correct?

    Pick your poison. Either you use the subjunctive or you don't.

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