Can we use “verb s/es” at the beginning of a sentence? For example: “It looks good” becomes “looks good” or “goes into the room, he looks shocked” or maybe if you have more examples that can enlighten me better, I will truly appreciate that.

Thank you in advance


In informal speech we often say, "Seems OK", "Looks good", "Smells delicious", "Sounds lovely" etc.

Does he live here? (if auxiliaries are allowed).

Was she angry?

Has he anyone else?

In older English:

Thinks he to carry her, and live? (Beaumont & Fletcher)

Stands Scotland where it did? (Shakespeare)

The stage-directions in plays are always abbreviated: "Moves left", "Removes jacket", "Takes glass".


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