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About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Daniell » Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:52 am

Hello i try to find information about the verbs
with this structure Subject + verb + noun/pronoun + gerund.
I know that there are verbs followed by noun/pronoun and infinitive such as need want allow forbid force invite
for example I allow somebody to eat my food
i want him to help me.
i need people to explane the information to me .
can you tell me about the other verbs that can take another verb after noun/pronoun.
i do not mean all the verbs which have structure subject +verb + noun/pronoun+ infinitive.
what about the other which can take another verb after the pronoun.
must this verb be gerund.
For example I stopped him crying .
I spend alot of time travelling.
Can you send me a list of these verbs ?

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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Firefox » Sat May 04, 2019 12:31 am

Are you talking about Complex Catenative Construction?

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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Daniell » Sun May 05, 2019 12:14 am

Yes i think i mean this group of the verbs
verb + object + -ing .
I saw the list of the verbs with this construction .
If all of these verbs can be used in this way
can i say I dislike people talking too much.
I Forgive him making mistakes.
I tolerate him being rude.

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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Firefox » Sun May 05, 2019 4:13 am

The three examples you give are all possible.

Taken from the link above, here are most of the verbs that can be used this way, with more examples:

verb + object + -ing
(dis)approve of, advocate, anticipate, appreciate, be/get used to, begrudge, can help, can stand, catch, consider, contemplate, count on, depend on, detest, discover, dislike, enjoy, (it) entail, excuse, (can) face, fancy, favour, feel, find, forgive, hate, hear, imagine, insist on, involve, justify, keep, leave, like, look forward to, love, mention, mind, necessitate, need, notice, object to, observe, pardon, perceive, picture, prevent, rely on, report, resent, resign oneself to, resist, represent, reveal, risk, save, see, send, set, show, smell, stop, suggest, tolerate, watch
  • We caught him stealing money / [passive] He was caught stealing money
  • They found Bob lying on the floor / [passive] Bob was found lying on the floor
  • He heard a bird singing
Complex catenatives

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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Daniell » Mon May 06, 2019 4:41 pm

Thanks alot ! Can you sand me another link of this verbs with more examples ?
Thank you for this link ! It is very useful for me .

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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Joe » Mon May 06, 2019 5:04 pm

I don’t know many pages with those examples. Most sites describe the simple catenative construction (he likes driving fast) and few sites even recognize the complex catenative construction (she hates him driving fast), though Oxford and Cambridge do. See the books referenced at https://www.englishclub.com/grammar/ver ... omplex.php.
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Re: About verbs followed by noun/pronoun.

Post by Daniell » Mon May 06, 2019 7:12 pm

Ok . Thanks alot for the help. I will look at this link.

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