Is it grammatically correct to start a sentence with TO?

Is it grammatically correct to start a sentence with TO?

It’s absolutely fine to begin these sentences with “To”!

Can we use was with you?

If you want to remember easily, you can think of was/were as the past tense form of the auxiliary verbs am, is and are. Generally, “was is used for singular objects and “were” is used for plural objects. So, you will use “was” with I, he, she and it while you will use “were” with you, we and they.

Can you say you are instead of you re?

Your is a possessive adjective. It is always followed by a noun in a sentence. You’re is a contraction of two words, “you” and “are.” Contractions can be easily recognized by the apostrophe. If not the correct word to use is your.

Why do people say you were instead of you?

(”I were” and so on… that’s a different question – about past subjunctive). This definitely makes sense to have ”you was”. The first and 3rd person singular forms are ”I was” and ”He/She/It was”. Similarly, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd plural forms are ”we were”, ”you were” and ”they were”.

Is it OK to say we?

“We was” has never been acceptable in a professional context in English, so should not be taught. “You was” was acceptable in the 18th century when talking to an individual, i.e. singular “you”.

Who were you or who you?

“You were” , is correct. As I said above, was and were are in the past tense, but they are used differently. Was is used in the first person singular (I) and the third person singular (he, she, it). Were is used in the second person singular and plural (you, your, yours) and first and third person plural (we, they).

Why do Londoners say we?

The use of “we was” is an idiom of lower-class Southern English dialects, especially around London. Middle class kids sometimes affect “we was” in order to sound more “street”.

Why do English say were instead of was?

Was and were: the past tense of ‘to be’ – for example, you are, and she is, is simply the present tense while you were and she was is ‘to be’ in the past tense form, so as far as prescriptive grammar goes, it could be considered improper, though within the African American Dialect or ebonics style which uses what’s …

Why do British say it were?

Grammar is the structure of a language or dialect. The construction she were wearing a mask might sound unusual to some ears, but in some dialects in northern England and the Midlands, many speakers indicate the past tense of ‘to be’ by saying I were, you were, he, she and it were, we were and they were.

Is gotten slang?

Gotten is a past tense form of the verb to get. A past participle is a word that’s used with had, have or has. Therefore, it’s perfectly acceptable to use gotten if it’s being used with its companion word. I have gotten sick before. …

Were instead of was?

Guideline: Use were (instead of was) in statements that are contrary to fact. Closer look: Statements contrary to fact, especially those that begin with “if,” call for a special form of the verb known as the SUBJUNCTIVE. (Were is the correct choice even though the main verb is in the past tense.

Was or were with there?

We use there was for a singular object in the past tense and there were for plural objects in the past. There was is used when you refer to one thing or person. There were is used when you refer to more than one thing or person.

Is I wish I were there grammatically correct?

“I wish I were there” is the correct past subjunctive form. The subjunctive “were” is used instead of the indicative “was” because the clause is preceded by “I wish” expressing something that is not real or actually happening. ‘I wish I were is correct”.

Is Am are sentences in Hindi exercise?

Am Is and Are = हूँ , हैं , हो ….Use of Am Is and Are with Positive Sentences in Hindi.

1. मै खुश हूँ . I am happy.
3. वह चालाक हैं . He is clever.
4. मैं अमीर हूँ . I am rich.
5. वह पतला हैं . He is thin.
6. वे लोग बुद्धिमान हैं . They are wise.