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Shameful English Grammar Questions!

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Speakeasy
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Canada
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Studies: German

 
 Message 17 of 19
19 September 2017 at 12:12am | IP Logged 
The verb "to do" in English:

Present Indicative
I do
You do
He/she/it/one does
We do
You do
They do



Monox D. I-Fly
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 Message 18 of 19
19 September 2017 at 4:14pm | IP Logged 
My personal rule of thumb:
"Does" is only for third singular pronoun, Other than that, use "do".



KConn
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 Message 19 of 19
10 January 2018 at 10:13am | IP Logged 
There's nothing shameful in asking about grammar and correct usage of vocabulary.

Both the words "effect" and "affect" are nouns.

If you're confused, you could just plug in the sentence in any grammar tool to see what's
right. I use this writing tool
from 123HelpMe and Grammarly.

Effect is used when you're describing an impact on something.(result of a change)
Affect means to influence or to produce a change in something. (Making a change)



Edited by KConn on 10 January 2018 at 10:14am




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