Check your verb forms!

I have been reading (and marking!) a lot of student work recently. Here’s a sentence which I came across: The number of cars was risen 10% over the last five years…. You are right if you think this looks wrong – it is wrong! I see sentences like this all the time. The general structure … Read more

Verb forms

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