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Adding –ing to words with VC and VCC patterns
VCdouble » get » If you want to be successful you need to get a good education. » The Royal Canadian Mounted Police always get their man! » getting » He's doing very well in his history classes, but he's barely getting by in math. » We've been getting a lot of rain recently.
VCdouble » swim » He's teaching the children to swim. » All the facts and figures he was reciting were starting to make my head swim. » swimming » We watched the fish swimming in the river. » The potatoes were swimming in butter/gravy.
VCdouble » run » How fast can you run? » The doctors need to run some more tests. » running » You can't keep running away from your problems. » He is running against her in the upcoming election.
VCdouble » sit » He taught the dog to sit (on command). » Sit back and enjoy the ride. » You need to sit him down and have a talk with him. » sitting » He was sitting in a chair next to the window. » The limousine is sitting outside.
VCdouble » shut » I accidentally shut the door on her fingers. » He shut himself away (in his room) to study. » They plan to shut the factory by the end of the year. » shutting » The vendors started shutting down for the night. » I can't help you if you keep shutting me out.
VCCnothing » ask » I need to ask you a question. » If you want something to drink, just ask » Ask yourself what you would do in that situation. » asking » This job is hers for the asking. » If you invest your money without doing careful research, you're just asking for trouble.
VCCnothing » yell » Do not yell out the answer. » I heard someone yell my name. » Give me a yell if you need anything. » yelling » We saw people yelling for help. » The crowd was yelling wildly. » He was yelling across the classroom.
VCCnothing » rest » You bring these bags in, and I'll bring the rest. » He worked in the morning and relaxed (for) the rest of the day. » resting » He is resting comfortably after his ordeal. » The workers were resting in the shade.
VCCnothing » stand » All of the seats on the bus were taken so we had to stand. » Where do you stand on the death penalty? » The record she set seems likely to stand for many years. » standing » An ambulance was standing by in case anyone got seriously injured. » He was standing in a puddle of water.
VCCnothing » pass » The boat was too tall to pass under the bridge. » They pass the library every morning on their way to school. » passing » A flock of geese were passing overhead. » He told me about it, and now I'm passing it along to you. » They were charged with passing bad checks.
VCCnothing » jump » We don't have much time to finish this job, so we better jump to it. » It shouldn't be necessary to jump through hoops to get a computer to work properly. » jumping » Grasshoppers were jumping around in the field. » She was always jumping from job to job. » Everyone was jumping for joy.
VCCnothing » pick » It's considered impolite to pick your nose in public. » He used a knife to pick the lock on the front door. » picking » He was sitting at the table, picking his teeth with a toothpick. » They're constantly arguing and picking at each other.