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  • this'll is everyday grammar, and I have a question for you.

  • What is your city famous for making?

  • I'll tell you my answer.

  • New York is famous for making great pizza.

  • Both the question and answer include the adjective famous and the proposition for in English.

  • Some adjectives are almost always used with propositions, and after propositions, you will normally find some kind of now, such as a guarantee, a noun ending an i N G.

  • You will not find an infinitive verb.

  • Listen to a few examples and you'll see what I mean.

  • I am bored of doing the same thing every day.

  • Leilani is interested in studying climate science.

  • Notice that in each example the structure goes like this B plus adjective plus proposition, plus a Jarron or a noun in the sentence about Leilani, for example.

  • The adjective is interested.

  • The proposition is in and the JaRon is studying.

  • Earlier, I said some kind of noun will follow the proposition.

  • It won't always be a gerund.

  • Here are two of our examples, this time with noun phrases.

  • Leilani is interested in climate science here.

  • The noun phrase is climate science.

  • New York is famous for its delicious pizza here, The noun phrase is it's delicious pizza.

  • So, back to my question from earlier.

  • What is your city famous for?

  • Making.

  • Be sure to tell us in the comments, and that's every day grammar.

this'll is everyday grammar, and I have a question for you.

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Everyday Grammar: Adjectives + Gerunds

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/03
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