Biennial [plants] last two [years], [producing] flowers in the [two] year. ?? The wrong word in sentence looks easy to be found, but I made mistake as well :-) I choosed [producing], it should be "produce" But i didn't know why my answer was wrong.
Feb 9, 2016 7:34 AM
Answers · 5
'Producing' is the right form of the verb. There is no mistake. This is the correct sentence: "Biennial plants last two years, producing flowers in the second year." 'Producing' is a present participle, and 'producing flowers in the second year' is a dependent participle clause referring to 'biennial plants'. You cannot use 'produce' here. For 'produce' to be correct, you would have to add a separate verb phrase, for example: "Biennial plants last two years, and [they] produce flowers in the second year."
February 9, 2016
Biennial plants live for two years, blooms/flowers in the second year and then dies.
February 9, 2016
Still haven’t found your answers?
Write down your questions and let the native speakers help you!
Language Skills
Arabic, English, Indonesian, Italian, Javanese, Turkish
Learning Language
Arabic, English, Italian, Turkish