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English Grammar- Be and Have

Patterns and Examples · English Daily Use

by Manik Joshi

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This Book Covers The Following Topics:Pattern (01) — To + BePattern (02) — To + Be + -ING Form of VerbPattern (03) — To + First Form of VerbPattern (04) — To + Be + Third Form of VerbPattern (05) — To + HavePattern (06) — To + Have + BeenPattern (07) — To + Have + Third Form of VerbPattern (08) — To + Have + Been + Third Form of VerbPattern (09) — Being (Present) And Having Been (Past)Pattern (10) — 'Verb + -ING' and 'Having + Past Participle'Pattern (11) — Being, Having Been And Past ParticipleSample This:Pattern (01) — To + Be[PAST EVENTS]EXAMPLE 1:-He thought that he was safe there.First Part - He thought. [Main Verb - Past]Second Part - He was safe there. [Verb – Was]Using – 'To + Be'He thought that he was safe there.Make changes in this sentence as follows:A. Remove 'that'B. Replace Subject pronoun (he) with Reflexive pronoun (himself)C. Replace Verb 'Was' With To BeHe thought himself to be safe there [Main Verb In Past + To + Be]EXAMPLE 2:I believed that he was a rival.First Part - I believed. [Main Verb - Past]Second Part - He was a rival. [Verb – Was]Using – 'To + Be'I believed that he was a rival.Make changes in this sentence as follows:A. Remove 'that'B. Replace Subject pronoun (he) with Object pronoun (him)C. Replace Verb 'Was' With 'To Be'I believed him to be a rival. [Main Verb In Past + To + Be]EXAMPLE 3:It was said that he was in China.First Part - It was said [Main Verb - Past]Second Part - He was in China Verb – Was]Using – 'To + Be'It was said that he was in China.Make changes in this sentence as follows:A. Use Subject of Second Part as the Main Subject.B. Remove 'that'C. Replace Verb 'Was' (Second Part) With 'To Be'He was said to be in China. [Main Verb In Past + To + Be]MORE EXAMPLES:He grew up to be a brave man.Others seemed to be fast asleep.He appeared to be mentally disturbed.Wait turned out to be long and futile.Kidnapper turned out to be none other than his own relative.They found four passengers who turned out to be thieves.The family claimed it to be a case of medical negligence.He appeared to be in the age group of 23-25 years.A closer look showed it to be the head of a boy neck-deep in the quicksand.We never expected him to be part of scandal.Everyone wanted to be first to be out from hotel.Samples of the body said to be of 23-year body did not match despite investigation agency having thrice sent the sample to a laboratory.[PRESENT EVENTS]EXAMPLE 1:We know that he is alive.First Part - We know. [Main Verb - Present]Second Part - He is alive. [Verb – Is]Using – 'To + Be'We know that he is alive.Make changes in this sentence as follows:A. Remove 'that'B. Replace Subject pronoun (he) with Object pronoun (him)C. Replace Verb 'Is' With To BeWe know him to be alive. [Main Verb In Present + To + Be]EXAMPLE 2:It is said that his condition is critical.First Part – It is said. [Main Verb - Present]Second Part - His condition is critical. Verb – Is]Using – 'To + Be'It is said that his condition is critical.Make changes in this sentence as follows:A. Use Subject of Second Part as the Main Subject.B. Remove 'that'C. Replace Verb 'Is' (Second Part) With 'To Be'His condition is said to be critical. [Main Verb In Present + To + Be]MORE EXAMPLES:They cease to be MPs.He wants it to be a low-key affair.It appears to be a replay of 1997 hit and run case.I want this to be more of an inspirational story.The ball appears to be in the finance ministry's court.The incident seems to be fallout of property dispute.Today happens to be your birthday.The shelter is expected to be ready by next week.He is said to be a vital link in an international idol smuggling racket.His condition is said to be critical.He is considered to be close to president.Time management is said to be...

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Publisher:
Manik Joshi
Imprint:
Smashwords Edition
Publication Date:
2013
Series:
English Daily Use

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Manik Joshi (Author)

Manik Joshi Was Born On Jan 26, 1979 At Ranikhet And Is Permanent Resident Of Haldwani, Kumaon Zone Of India. He Is An Internet Marketer By Profession. He Is Interested In Domaining (Business Of Buying And Selling Domain Names), Web Designing (Cre...

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