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Which verb Does 'Any number can be used' use the pattern is usedSUBJ + vt + noun + dependent clause?

In a grammar bookGuide to Patterns and Usage in English by A. S. Hornby, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb.

Subject + Transitive Verb + noun/pronoun + dependent clause/question (see image)

If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.'

Any number can be used.

has been written in VP 21  (Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern used in the sentence mentioned above. There are 25 verb patterns in 'A Guide to Patterns and Usage in English' written by A.S.Hornbythe book. I'm confused with the verb pattern of the example sentence in my post.Please Please help me with this.

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Which verb pattern is used?

In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above. There are 25 verb patterns in 'A Guide to Patterns and Usage in English' written by A.S.Hornby. I'm confused with the verb pattern of the example sentence in my post.Please help me with this.

Does 'Any number can be used' use the pattern SUBJ + vt + noun + dependent clause?

In Guide to Patterns and Usage in English by A. S. Hornby, it is said that VP 21 is

Subject + Transitive Verb + noun/pronoun + dependent clause/question (see image)

If so, can we say that the sentence

Any number can be used.

has been written in VP 21  (Verb Pattern 21)? I'd like to know the verb pattern used in the sentence mentioned above. There are 25 verb patterns in the book. I'm confused with the verb pattern of the example sentence in my post. Please help me with this.

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In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above. There are 25 verb patterns in 'A Guide to Patterns and Usage in English' written by A.S.Hornby. I'm confused with the verb pattern of the example sentence in my post.Please help me with this.

In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above.

In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above. There are 25 verb patterns in 'A Guide to Patterns and Usage in English' written by A.S.Hornby. I'm confused with the verb pattern of the example sentence in my post.Please help me with this.

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In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above.

In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?

In a grammar book, it is said that VP 21 is Subject × Verb. If so, can we say that the sentence 'Any number can be used.' has been written in VP 21(Verb Pattern 21)?According to the verb patterns by A.S.Hornby, I'd like to know the verb pattern in the sentence mentioned above.

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