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Which one below is correct?:

  1. I feel my heart go boom
  2. I feel my heart goes boom

And why? Thank you in advance!

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Both are possible.

"I feel my heart go boom" is parallel to "I see him go," "I hear it ring," etc., where the last verb (in each example) is an infinitive.

"I feel my heart goes boom" is parallel to "I see he is going," an ellipsis for "I feel that my heart goes boom." Here, obviously, the last verbs are no longer infinitives.

The first alternative seem more likely to be the intended message.

(Soon they'll be gathering in the comments to dock me a few points and whisper "irrealis" to each other; but there it is, I've done it, I've ventured into a discussion of grammar!)

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