Nothing but birds and a few insects [was/were] to be seen. In the above sentence, should the verb agree with "nothing" or with "birds and a few insects"?
I'm confused whether it is correct to use 'to' after 'talk' or not? Some examples would really be appreciated.
I wonder if the structure of the following sentence is correct: I'm off to my place with my car. I'm the one driving the car, but I prefer not to use the verb drive. Would the following ...
Put is the one I'm thinking of. It is always transitive, but even with a direct object, it still makes no sense without an adverb or prepositional phrase. I put it somewhere. I put it on the ...