Use of having in a sentence

use of HAVING

This post will help you understand how to use ‘having’ in a sentence. Having is a present participle of have and can be used for different purposes. The word having can be used in the following ways in English: As as main verb As a gerund As a perfect participle Let’s understand all the uses …

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Causative verbs in details

CAUSATIVE VERBS

This post helps you understand causative verbs in English and how to use them. What are causative verbs? Causative verbs, as the name indicates, are the verbs that indicate that a person, usually the subject, causes another person to do an action for them or someone else. You can cause someone to do something by …

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Complete use of might

Complete uses of MIGHT

Might is a modal auxiliary verb that is often used to talk about the possibility of a situation. In this post, we will learn all the different use of might in English. 1. To talk about an obligation/necessity We use might to talk about the possibility of a situation. The speaker does not feel positive …

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Difference between SEE, LOOK and WATCH

see vs look vs watch

Many students fail to understand the difference between see, look, and watch and use them interchangeably. All these words have different meanings and should be used accordingly. Let’s understand them one by one. SEE The verb ‘see’ means to perceive or notice something that comes in front of your eyes. When you see something or …

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Transitive and intransitive verbs in English

transitive and intransitive verbs

This post helps us understand transitive and intransitive verbs in English. What is a transitive verb in English? Transitive verb definition: a transitive verb is the main verb that has an object: a person or an object the action is done to. The object receives the action (transitive verb) and comes right after it. Study …

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How to use SHOULD in English?

should profile

Should is a modal auxiliary verb. We often use should in the following situations in English: To offer advice To make recommendations To talk about moral duty, correctness, and obligation To talk about expectations Examples: You should start doing meditation. It will help you to control your emotions. (advice) You should try the red sauce …

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Main verb in English: types, examples, and list

main verbs in English

This post will help you master what a main verb is in English, different types of main verbs, and how to use them in a sentence. What is a main verb in English? Main verb definition: the main verb is the most important verb in a sentence. It usually refers to an action or a …

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Different usages of MAY in English

THE MODAL MAY usages

The modal verb may is one of the most used modal auxiliary verbs in English. Let’s study all the situations where the modal verb may is used and should be used. Examples; Riya may be upset with you. Go check on her. (Possibility in the present) You may have hurt her feelings by calling her …

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Different usages of CAN in English

THE MODAL CAN usages

‘Can’ is a modal auxiliary modal verb in English. It is one of the most, if not the most, used modal verb in English. Let’s study all the different situations where we use the modal verb ‘can’. Examples: I can teach Chinese. (Ability) You can use a calculator during the exam. (Giving permission) You can’t …

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Helping verbs: types, list, and examples

Helping verbs

In this post, we learn what helping verbs are, the different types of helping verbs, and their usages in a sentence. There is a video lesson on helping verbs attached at the end of the post; you can scroll down to it directly if you want to. What are helping verbs? Helping verb definition: Helping …

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