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    She made believe not to hear me. (why is this sentence corrent?)

    I don't understand why 3 sentences below are correct.

    1. She made believe not to hear me. <-- 2 verbs in 1 sentence

    2. My sister helped collect information on the issue. <-- I think it should be 'helped me(or somebody) collect' instead of 'helped collect'.

    3. All that you have to do is stay with me. <-- 2 verbs in 1 sentence

    I think all three sentences are wrong.

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    Re: She made believe not to hear me. (why is this sentence corrent?)

    Perfectly good sentences can contain two (or more) verbs. Sentences 2 and 3 are fine as is. I'd write pretended rather than made believe in sentence 1.

    Sentence 2 could include a direct object as you propose, but to help doesn't require one.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: She made believe not to hear me. (why is this sentence corrent?)

    Henry, has somebody told you that you can't have two verbs in a sentence?

    That's absurd.

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    Re: She made believe not to hear me. (why is this sentence corrent?)

    Quote Originally Posted by Henry Lim View Post
    I don't understand why 3 sentences below are correct.
    If it were impossible to have two (or more) verbs in one sentence, your sentence above would be incorrect. I have underlined the verbs.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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