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John rides vs John ride #1 (permalink) Mon Jan 19, 2009 16:40 pm   John rides vs John ride
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #46 "Elementary English Grammar", question 2

John ......... his bicycle every day.

(a) ride
(b) ridden
(c) rides
(d) to ride

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #46 "Elementary English Grammar", answer 2

John rides his bicycle every day.

Correct answer: (c) rides

Your answer was: incorrect
John ride his bicycle every day.
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why ride?

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John rides vs John ride #2 (permalink) Tue Jan 20, 2009 13:10 pm   John rides vs John ride
 

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Your answer, 'ride', is incorrect, because 'John' is a 3rd-person singular subject, which takes the '-s' form of the present tense verb.
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