Grammar Patterns

V for n; V with quote

V for n; V with quote

He quickly apologized for his mistake.
'Sorry I'm late,' he apologized. 'Mr. Traynor kept me a while.'
Francis sent a friar to Clare to ask her to pray for guidance.
'Lord, forgive me, a terrible sinner,' she prayed.
There was blood everywhere and people were screaming and shouting for help.
'Rory!' he shouted, but there was no answer.
  • apologize
  • beg
  • holler
  • plead
  • pray
  • roar
  • scream
  • shout
  • For other combinations with the pattern V for n, see V against n and V as n above.

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