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Various Meanings of HAVE

We use  have as a main verb and an auxiliary verb. When have is used as a main verb, it can mean many things, depending on the context. 87 more words

Grammar

Gerunds on the Run

Waiting

For something you’re not even sure of

Thinking

You’ve been through this before

Remembering

Aching, confusing, revolting, sinking feelings

A heady mixture of everything… 20 more words

Poem

132. Tricky Word Contrasts 4

Formal writing has numerous pairs of similar expressions that are easily confused

THE PROBLEM OF TRICKY WORD CONTRASTS

Most users of English are familiar with word pairs that are confusing because of closely similar meanings and/or spellings. 1,414 more words

English Vocabulary

Ba Ba Ba Ba Baaa...

I’m loving it!

Is this incorrect? Should we insist that one can only say I love it?

Going by what the grammar books say, then yes, … 446 more words

Verbs don't need to be as scary as they look

Looking at a diagram like the one above can be a little off-putting for someone not schooled in the particulars of traditional ‘Grammar’. But since Jo Rossbridge has told me, in our PETAA ‘Grammar and Teaching’ course that my main aim is to identify the verbs or their groups and then work out their purpose, they don’t scare me quite as much. 836 more words

Teachers

Trifles

It’s so easy to write off thoughts and
actions –  it doesn’t matter anyway 
but trust me, your words, your actions,
the way your tilt your head, the spark… 9 more words

Poetry

Verbs.

In literacy we are learning about present tense verbs. We have been changing past tense verbs into present tense verbs. Take a look.

Literacy