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    is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    Nice perceptions make grim things look great.

    Please let me know if there are any flaws in the above sentence, grammatically?

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    #2

    Re: is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    Gramatically, it is OK.

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    #3

    Re: is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    What Susie said.

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    Re: is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    Nice perceptions make grim things look great.

    Breaking the sentence:

    Nice Perceptions -- Subject

    make -- Verb

    Grim things -- predicate

    after grim things, again we have a verb 'look'. In any clause we would have only one verb. If there are more than one verb in a sentence, the usage of conjunction would be required to make it a grammatical sentence. The absence of the conjunction, here, is what making me confused? Please explain.

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    #5

    Re: is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    It's a very common construction. Example:
    His haircut makes him look good.

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    #6

    Re: is the following sentence constructed as per grammar rules?

    Quote Originally Posted by kiranlegend View Post
    Nice perceptions make grim things look great.

    Breaking the sentence:

    Nice Perceptions -- Subject

    make -- Verb

    Grim things -- predicate
    Nice perceptions - subject
    Make grim thins look great - predicate
    Generally we may say.

    after grim things, again we have a verb 'look'. In any clause we would have only one verb. If there are more than one verb in a sentence, the usage of conjunction would be required to make it a grammatical sentence. The absence of the conjunction, here, is what making me confused? Please explain.
    It is one kind of the simple sentence patterns.
    Subject+transitive verb+ Object+ base from of verb.............
    I let you go to the movie.
    She made me cry.
    I saw Jones cry on the road.
    I heard the birds sing a song.
    The bold words are the object complements of each sentence respectively.
    Hope that help you.

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