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Can a verb follow a noun?

Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

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Verbs with a noun before a that-clause
Other verbs, when followed by a that-clause require a noun before the that-clause, just as before the infinitive. This is the case for the verbs persuade & remind.

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Thereof, which noun is followed by?

Rule: A preposition is followed by a "noun". It is never followed by a verb. By "noun" we include: noun (dog, money, love)

Subsequently, question is, how do you identify a verb and a noun? One basic method to identify a noun is with the questions 'what' and 'who/whom' put to the verb. If a word/s in a sentence answers any of these questions, it is a noun: The dog/The tap is running (WHAT is running?)

Moreover, can you use a verb as a noun?

Sometimes in English, a verb is used as a noun. When the verb form is altered and it serves the same function as a noun in the sentence, it is called a gerund.

Which verb is used with to?

Unlike the other modal verbs, it is only found in the past tense. Therefore, when it is used with do to make negatives and questions, the form of the auxiliary verb is always did. Used to is used as follows: – to describe an activity or a state that happened many times in the past.

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