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Transitive Verb + Noun

Post by Brahman » Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:50 pm

Dear teachers,

I found the following sentence in a periodical:

"One whistle-blower's family faced having to sell their home to cover legal fees."

As a transitive verb, "face" requires an object noun complement. (Please correct me if I am wrong). What category is the phrase "having to ...fees"?

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Re: Transitive Verb + Noun

Post by Joe » Sun May 05, 2019 4:42 am

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