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Is it dare with to or ING?
Dare has two fundamentally different meanings. With object it means “defy or challenge someone to do something”: She was daring him to disagree. In this form it always is verb + to infinitive.
How do you use verb dare?
Dare can be used in the following ways: as an intransitive verb (followed by an infinitive with ‘to’): He doesn’t dare to complain. (without a following infinitive): She never went there on her own – she didn’t dare to. as a modal verb (followed by an infinitive without ‘to’): No one dared speak.
Is Dare followed by to?
Dare not is always followed by an infinitive without to. He dared not show that he was afraid. In other kinds of negative sentence, you can use an infinitive with or without to after dare. No one dares disturb him.
How do you use DARE in a sentence?
“I always dare him to do something crazy.” Example sentences: “I dare you to kiss him.” “How dare you do that to me!”
Why DARE is a modal verb?
Dare means “have the courage to do something” and can behave either as a modal verb or as a main verb: As a modal verb, dare is used in negative and interrogative sentences; it is followed by a bare infinitive: I daren’t think how many victims there are. How dare she criticise us?
Is it dare or dare to?
Dare is a semi-modal verb. The speaker can choose whether to use the auxiliary “to” when forming negative and interrogative sentences. For example, “I don’t dare (to) go” and “I dare not go” are both correct. Similarly “Dare you go?” and “Do you dare (to) go?” are both correct.
Is it dare not or dare to not?
The correct sentence is “He dare not enter the room.” Dare is such a peculiar word that it acts as a modal verb (like “will”) or a normal verb (meaning “(to) challenge”). In that sentence, “dare” acts as a modal verb, followed by “not” and a bare infinitive ( “enter” and not “to enter.”).
What is the verb form of dare?
Conjugation of verb ‘Dare’
|Base Form (Infinitive):||To Dare|
|3rd Person Singular:||Dares|
Is dare auxiliary verb?
Dare can be used as an ordinary verb and an auxiliary verb. When dare is used as an ordinary verb, it is followed by an infinitive with to. Also, questions and negatives are made with do. When dare is used as an auxiliary verb, it is followed by an infinitive without to and questions and negatives are made without to.
What is an example of a modal dare verb?
As a modal verb, dare has forms as follows: I dare not go. I dared not go. He dare not go.
Where is Dare used?
Where do we use dare?
“Dare” is another verb that can be used with all the characteristics of an auxiliary, when it means “to have boldness or courage (to do something)”, “to be so bold as”. It is often followed by an infinitive without “to”: No priest dares hint at a Providence which does not respect English utility.