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    Who saw the accident...?

    Dear teachers,
    I think that option A is correct in the following multiple choice
    Who saw the accident..........?
    a)happen b)happened c)to happen d)to be happening
    If so, can you tell me why, please!!!
    Thanks a lot. KP

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    Re: Who saw the accident...?

    Quote Originally Posted by katerina.pata View Post
    Dear teachers,
    I think that option A is correct in the following multiple choice
    Who saw the accident..........?
    a)happen b)happened c)to happen d)to be happening
    If so, can you tell me why, please!!!
    Thanks a lot. KP
    You are right; but saying why is not so easy. The verb 'see' is followed by a bare infinitive, or by an -ing word (to refer to an action that's continuous); so it could be either "Who saw the accident happen?" or - in the case of a mile-long Canadian-Pacific train being derailed - "Who saw the accident happening". There's not "to" in either case.

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    Re: Who saw the accident...?

    BobK,
    thank you so much for your time!
    THANK YOU. KP

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