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  • Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Lesson 325. The title of today's lesson

  • is feel guilty about not feel guilty of. So you should say, you feel guilty about

  • doing something. Usually verb plus ING not feel guilty of something. Okay, So let's

  • take a look at the note here. You can say that someone is guilty of a crime. Maybe

  • this is where the confusion comes in, especially for ESL students. English as a

  • second language because we do use the verb, to be and then guilty of. So

  • somebody is guilty of a crime or some wrongdoing or something they did. But

  • basically but it is incorrect to say that you feel guilty of something. You

  • feel guilty about something. So that's where students may make the mistake. Okay.

  • Good. So let's take a look at the examples here. Of course with the X , this

  • is wrong. I feel guilty of lying to her. Okay. Good now it should be I feel guilty

  • about lying to her. So that's what it usually is. You you feel guilty about

  • you know verb + ING. That's the way we usually do it. Okay. Good.

  • Let's look at number two here. Again with the X. That part is wrong. She feels

  • guilty of taking that item without paying for it. You know now of course

  • with the check that would be right. She feels guilty about taking that item

  • without paying for it. So basically like if you're doing this in a store that

  • would be shoplifting. So I did give you one example. Again down at the bottom

  • with the verb to be and of. So down here you could say she was guilty of

  • shoplifting. But she feels guilty about taking that item where she feels guilty

  • about stealing something. Okay and number three here. Again the

  • first part. This should have the X here this is wrong. I feel guilty of hitting

  • that dog. No. With the check this is correct . I feel guilty about hitting that

  • dog. Okay. So I hope it's clear. Remember don't say that you feel guilty of , say

  • you feel guilty about + verb + ING. Anyway I hope you got it. I hope it's

  • clear. Thank you for your time. Bye bye.

Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Lesson 325. The title of today's lesson

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A2 BEG US guilty feel guilty feel verb ing item

English Tutor Nick P Lesson (325) Feel Guilty About Not Feel Guilty of

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