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Your little girl usually cries to get her way... #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:34 am   Your little girl usually cries to get her way...
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #189 "Verb Tense Practice (6)", question 2

Your little girl usually ......... to get her way. She manipulates you.

(a) cry
(b) crying
(c) cries
(d) is crying

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #189 "Verb Tense Practice (6)", answer 2

Your little girl usually cries to get her way. She manipulates you.

Correct answer: (c) cries

Your answer was: incorrect
Your little girl usually cry to get her way. She manipulates you.
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Your little girl usually cries to get her way... #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:38 am   Your little girl usually cries to get her way...
 

Hi,

The adverb has no effect on the verb form. You must use 'cries' here because the subject is 'Your little girl' and so you need the third person singular.

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