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After DOES, DOESN’T, DO, DON’T, DID, and DIDN’T, use the base form (bare infinitive) of the verb

After DOES, DOESN’T, DO, DON’T, DID, and DIDN’T, use the base form (bare infinitive) of the verb.


ASHAMED

ASHAMED

The Elliptical Clause

The Elliptical Clause


Part of a clause may be left out when its meaning can beclearly understood from the context of thesentence. Such aclause is called an elliptical clause.
Most elliptical clauses are adverb clauses. In each of the adverb clausesin the following examples, the part given in brackets may be omittedbecause its meaning is clearly understood.
EXAMPLES:  Leilana finished her research sooner than Marta [did].
While [he was] painting, Rembrandt concentrated completely on his work.
NOTE :
Often the meaning of an elliptical clause depends on the form of the pronoun in the clause.
EXAMPLES :   Martine asked her more questions