Which would be appropriate accepts or accept

thanks in advance for answering the following question. I am trying to figure out which one would be correct. I am in process of writing documentation on a technical subject and I was asked to replace ‘accepts’ with ‘accept’. But not sure why. Both ‘right-click’and ‘double-click’ accept 2 parameters Both ‘right-click’and ‘double-click’ accepts 2 parameters … Read more

Verb “abound” to ask someone to develop a subject

When you’re having a conversation, maybe you’d like your counterpart to speak more about what she/he is talking about. Of course, you could simply say: “could you develop your point?”, or something like that; however, in Spanish we have “podrías abundar al respecto?”, which roughly translates as “could you abound on it?” or “could you … Read more

Ing form as infinitive at the beginning of a sentence

Is it possible to use the ing form as infinitive at the beginning of a sentence? E.g. learning extracurricular Software to improve personal training. This is a sentence I put in brackets in my curriculum vitae. If possible, attach references of accreditate sources where you picked up the rule. Thank you for your time. Answer … Read more

Why is “dark” an adverb in “dark blue”?

The sky is dark blue. Source: BBC English Catherine: The sky is dark blue. The sky is dark blue. Finn: So, is blue an adjective or adverb? Catherine: It’s an adjective. Blue is describing the noun sky. Now number two: it’s actually the same sentence but this time, think about the word dark. Is dark … Read more

why do we use phrasal verbs in English?

I want to know why we use phrasal verbs? I saw many phrasal verbs that have similar meaning with a verb. why do we use them when there are verbs? Answer We use a phrasal verb (e.g. put down to) instead of its single-word equivalent (attribute) for the same reason that we choose between any … Read more