Skip to main content
7 votes

Need or needs with bare infinitive

*He need/needs worry about the weather today. This is ungrammatical. "Need" can be either a modal auxiliary verb or a lexical verb. As an auxiliary, it occurs only in non-affirmative ...
BillJ's user avatar
  • 17.1k
1 vote

Should I repeat the subject and the ‘going to’ construction in a compound sentence?

1 is the most concise, 2 is fine, while 3 is a bit off Let's break things down: "I" is the subject of the sentence the thing that is acting on the object. "am" is the first-person ...
Dale M's user avatar
  • 883

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible