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Transitive Verb + Noun

Posted: Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:50 pm
by Brahman
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"?

Re: Transitive Verb + Noun

Posted: Sun May 05, 2019 4:42 am
by Joe
object

Re: Transitive Verb + Noun

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:35 am
by Brahman
Thank you very much, Joe. Sorry for the late reply. Appreciate your help.