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    Using does/do

    I'm always confused with using "do","does" and "is","are" in question and making a sentence.
    When can I use do,does?
    When can I use is,are?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 18-May-2015 at 11:10. Reason: Moved to new thread

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    Re: Which one is correct? to+noun ? to+verb?

    'Changeable' is an adjective instead of a verb, so 'is' should be used instead of 'does'.

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    Re: Which one is correct? to+noun ? to+verb?

    If a noun can replace the verb, should I use "Is"?

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    Re: Using does/do

    To be [noun]
    Are you a teacher?
    Is he your husband?
    Am I the winner?

    To be [adjective]
    Are you happy?
    Is he sad?
    I am hungry.


    To do [verb]
    Do you come here often?
    Did he arrive safely?
    Do I seem happy to you?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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