Grammar in the news
Changing a word from an adjective to a verb often means changing its form. Here's an example
How do you make “flat” into a verb?
First, here is a photo from the old Post Database.
1. Which mouse is flat? Which mouse is curved?
The one on the left is _______. The one of the right is _______.
Did you know that this is really two photos of the same mouse? That's right. If you want to use it, you curve it. If you want to pack it and put it away, you flatten it.
Do you think that’s a good idea?
The mouse is likely to cost 1200 baht. Would you like to buy one?
2. What’s the verb form of flat?
3. What’s the verb form of curved.
If you don’t know the answers, listen to the answers on the sound file.
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