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    Hello everybody,
    Would you please tell me which form is correct in the following sentence?(thinks) or (think).

    Where does mary`s father (think) jack is?

    Thanks in advance,

  2. matilda
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    THINK. verb refers to the subject and as the sentence is in question form and you have used DOES before, THINK is the correct verb.
    regards

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    Well thanks.but the thing is I saw this sentence in a book (Where does mary`s father thinks jack is?)That`s why I asked the question.IS THERE ANY WAY SO THAT (THINKS) WOULD BE CORRECT?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zoobinshid View Post
    IS THERE ANY WAY SO THAT (THINKS) WOULD BE CORRECT?
    No, not in that sentence.
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    Re: thinks!!!

    In this sentence, the verb do has to agree with the subject (third person singular). The complete verb phrase is does think.

    Mary's father does think that Jack is a jerk.
    Mary's father thinks that Jack is a jerk.

    Jack's friends do think that Mary is cute.
    Jack's friends think that Mary is cute.

  6. matilda
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    Quote Originally Posted by zoobinshid View Post
    Well thanks.but the thing is I saw this sentence in a book (Where does mary`s father thinks jack is?)That`s why I asked the question.IS THERE ANY WAY SO THAT (THINKS) WOULD BE CORRECT?
    how do yu think about typo?

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    Re: thinks!!!

    Mary's father does think that Jack is a jerk.
    Jack's friends do think that Mary is cute.
    Do(does) is used for emphasis in these sentences.

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