V in n

Structure II: Verb with prepositional Complement

V in n/-ing
 Verb groupinnoun group/-ing clause
SubjectVerbprepositional Complement
Holinessconsistsindoing God's will joyfully.
The country's only hopelayinthe restoration of its monarchy.
These verbs indicate what something abstract consists of or involves. They are all link verbs (see Chapter 5).
As with so many other aspects of a relationship, the solution lies in communication.
The greatness of this team resides in its ability to cover up for its missing players.
The preposition in is sometimes followed by an '-ing'clause.
It is, everybody likes to think, a huge, secretive bureaucracy whose only pleasure consists in producing rules to prevent people from doing things.
  • consist
  • lie
  • reside
  • Structure information: Verb with prepositional Complement.

    The prepositional phrase is the prepositional Complement. This structure has no passive.

    संबंधित सामग्री देखें

    कोलिन्स से नया!
    कोलिन्स से नया!
    अंग्रेजी शब्द सूची
    अंग्रेजी शब्द सूची
    नवीनतम शब्द प्रस्तुतियाँ
    नवीनतम शब्द प्रस्तुतियाँ
    इजी लर्निंग इंग्लिश ग्रामर
    इजी लर्निंग इंग्लिश ग्रामर
    COBUILD व्याकरण
    COBUILD व्याकरण
    वर्ड लवर का ब्लॉग
    वर्ड लवर का ब्लॉग
    ऑनलाइन स्क्रैबल चेकर
    ऑनलाइन स्क्रैबल चेकर
    The Paul Noble Method
    The Paul Noble Method
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