Grammar Patterns

Chapter 1 Simple Patterns

Chapter 1 Simple PatternsIn this chapter we describe simple verb patterns. The simplest of these is V, where the verb may be used on its own. In all the other patterns, the verb is followed by one other element, such as a noun group, an '-ing' clause, or a that-clause. Patterns in which the verb is followed by a prepositional phrase or adverb group are described in Chapter 2.VV nV pl-nV pron-reflV amountV adjV -ingV to-infV infV thatV whV wh-to-infV with quoteV so/notV as if, V as though, V likeV and v

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