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  • This is everyday grammar.

  • I'm Alice Bryant.

  • Today we will look at two common sentence patterns for the verbs.

  • Advise, suggest and recommend.

  • Listen to this sentence and decide if you think the sentence structure is correct.

  • Our lawyers advised that we should not give interviews.

  • So what did you decide?

  • The answer is the sentence is not correct.

  • The verbs advise, suggest and recommend already indicate that someone should do something, So use of the modal verb should after them makes their meaning redundant.

  • Now let's talk about sentence patterns.

  • These verbs have in common.

  • One pattern they all follow is verb plus noun phrase.

  • Listen to these examples and pay attention for the noun phrases that follow the verbs.

  • My doctor advises 30 minutes of cardio per day.

  • Can you recommend a good restaurant in town?

  • Jaren can also follow these verbs of advice.

  • Some of you may remember that a Jarron is the I N.

  • G form of a verb and acts like a noun.

  • Listen to these examples and notice that a Jaren comes after each verb.

  • I suggest replacing that old piece of equipment.

  • We recommend visiting the museums on weekdays to learn more about these and other sentence patterns for the verbs.

  • Advise, suggest and recommend.

  • Check out the full everyday grammar story, and that's everyday grammar.

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A2 VOA everyday grammar sentence grammar recommend advise

Everyday Grammar: Advice Verbs, Part 2

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/07
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