Asked • 08/02/19

We can see the shrine "become/becomes" big?

I'm correcting some writing and the student wrote, > We can see the shrine **become** big, little by little, from the ferry.As far as I'm concerned, it's grammatically okay, but I'm having trouble explaining why it shouldn't be 'becomes big'. For the life of me I couldn't find the correct way to refer to the grammar involved here. Also, I feel like *becoming bigger* or *getting bigger* might convey her meaning more accurately, but that *become big* still gets a pass. Am I right?I appreciate any help you can give me.

Noel H.

You are absolutely correct.
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Pier Louise L. answered • 08/02/19

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