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Pronouns

Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. We often use them to avoid repeating the nouns that they refer to. Pronouns have different forms for the different ways we use them. 

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Hello Ellenna,

Grammatically speaking there is nothing wrong with 'going to go'. Because it repeats 'go' some people consider it to be a stylistically inelegant or clumsy and prefer to use 'going to'. However, there is nothing linguistically wrong with 'going to go'. It is purely a question of style and personal preference.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you!

Sir, Could you please suggest me something that teaches how to pronounce the second N third form of verb because there are some verbs which are a little hard to pronounce ?

We, in India, make a vegetable with potatoes, peas and carrots. I want to know if you also make it in your contruy if yes, then in which sequence do you call this vegetable's name, I mean what is the collocation for it ?

Hello SonuKumar,

You can find pronunication examples in most online dictionaries, such as this one.

I'm not sure what you mean by your second question. Do you mean a meal made with potatoes, peas and carrots? If so, that is how we would say it. Each of those is an example of a vegetable.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Sir,
I want to learn English Tenses with British Council, unfortunately I couldn't find any section
in the page of this site. Please let me know if there any page or section available for the Tenses of English Grammar.

Hi Imran,

Tenses are a property of verbs, so you can find out more about them in the Verbs section. Although there is no section for the future, you can find out about the different forms we use to talk about the future on the talking about the future page.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

"Budapest, ... is located near the Danube, is a very beautiful city."

Is it which or where? Please also give an explanation to why.

Hello JenA,

'which' is the correct answer here. 'where' can be used in situations where you could say 'at which', but that doesn't work here because the relative pronoun is acting as the subject of the clause.

You can learn more about relative clauses on this and this page.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Do we call it a lost treasure or a missing treasure?
What I understand is, lost treasure is a treasure in a lost ship ( it's called lost cause no one knows its place ) but a missing one means that someone found a lost ship and didn't find the treasure in it so it's missing ( cause it's not in the place where it's expected to be )

Am I right or not? I'm not really sure

Hello uchiha itache,

What you explain makes sense to me, but for the general public I don't think there is a big difference between 'lost' or 'missing' treasure, as most of us don't really encounter treasures. This Wikipedia entry uses both adjectives separated by 'or', which suggests there may be some difference, but it's not clear to me exactly what that might be.

In any case, unless you're speaking to a group of specialist treasure-hunters, either would probably be fine. I'd probably go with 'lost'.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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