New answers tagged auxiliary-verbs
No, I can't. I think your textbook is wrong. We don't use "do support" where there is another auxiliary, so the "do" only appears in the finite forms "do", "does" or "did".
The first is correct, the second not. However, a better word might be determined Determine: ascertain or establish exactly, typically as a result of research or calculation. OED ... the strength of the sample was determined to be 30Mpa
Only the first sentence is correct. The second sentence may be rendered correct by using "the strength of the sample proved / showed / demonstrated / turned out to be 30MPa."
When the question word is the subject there is no auxiliary verb and the verb agrees with the subject. Who do you love? I love you. you is the object. The question is looking for object. 'You' are the subject who loves someone. Who loves you? She loves me. The question is looking for the person who loves me. It looks for the subject. I am supposing ...
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