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Verbs and Verb Patterns
NOTES ON THE ANOMALOUS FINITES
DESCRIPTIVE LIST OF VERB PATTERNS
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activity anomalous finites anxious auxiliary better breakfast brother colloquial style Compare complement conditional clauses conjunctive dare defective verb denote Direct Object end position English expressed finished finite verb formal front position Future Perfect Tense Future Tense genitive gerund Green hard hear heard hope hurry indicate infinitive phrase intend interrogative intransitive verbs look main clause means morning negative never non-defining Note noun o'clock object VP omitted past participle pattern the verb placed possible pre-finite predicative preferred preparatory prepositional phrase present participle Present Perfect Tense Progressive Tense rain relative clause relative pronoun sentence Simple Present Tense sometimes stressed Subject Complement Subject X Verb subsidiary clause suggest table gives examples table illustrates tell that-clause to-infinitive tomorrow usually VERB PATTERN Verb Pro)noun VP 6B waiting weather week window wish writing yesterday