Grammar Patterns

V with n; V with quote

V with n; V with quote

I do agree with you absolutely.
Many European governments agree with these proposals.
'I don't look sixty-seven,' she added. 'No,' he agreed, 'you don't.'
She even began to teach him a counting song and laughed with pleasure at his pronunciations.
Liam laughed with his friends who were taking a break from playing cricket.
'You never know', laughed Dr Holly, 'just when the past will catch up with you'.
Organisers will persist with the strict policy of not offering appearance money.
'You haven't answered me,' she persisted.
Her voice and eyes pleaded with her husband, and he relented.
I looked at my clock. It was just seven o'clock. 'Hurry up,' he pleaded.
  • agree
  • beam
  • cackle
  • counter
  • crow
  • end
  • explode
  • expostulate
  • groan
  • interrupt
  • joke
  • laugh
  • persist
  • plead
  • respond
  • squeal
  • butt in
  • chime in
  • chip in
  • For other combinations with the pattern V with n, see V at n, V -ing, V n with n, V that, and V to n above.

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