English

1. If our reporters find people throw away garbage, they will report them on TV.

2. If our reporters find people throwing away garbage, they will report them on TV.

(Which one is correct, #1 or #2? Do we have to use 'find' or 'finding'? Are both OK?)



Responses


English - Ms. Sue, Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 10:57pm
Your second sentence is correct.

You should only use "find" in this sentence.

------------
Thank you.....mistake..
Do I have to use 'throw' or 'throwing'?
Is #1 not correct?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 80
asked by John
  1. #2 is correct.
    You could make #1 correct by adding "who" = If our reporters find people who throw, etc.

    Sra

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. English

    1. If our reporters find people throw away garbage, they will report them on TV. 2. If our reporters find people throwing away garbage, they will report them on TV. (Which one is correct, #1 or #2? Do we have to use 'find' or

    asked by John on April 2, 2009
  2. English

    What can we do to make turtles live in the sea again(Because of water pollution, turtles want to leave.)? 1. We can clean up the sea. 2. We can pick up the garbage in the sea. 3. We must not throw garbage into the sea anymore. 4.

    asked by John on July 10, 2009
  3. science

    Based on your knowledge of the garbage assemblage, what can you learn about the person(s) who created it and how might this be used to draw conclusions about their lives (e.g., diet, age, socioeconomic status, gender etc.)? It can

    asked by mymalaca on May 21, 2013
  4. science

    Based on your knowledge of the garbage assemblage, what can you learn about the person(s) who created it and how might this be used to draw conclusions about their lives (e.g., diet, age, socioeconomic status, gender etc.)? Here

    asked by mymalaca on May 21, 2013
  5. English

    What can we do to save seashores and the sea? People polluted the seashores and the sea, so sea animals don't live in the sea. What can we do? 1. We can pick up trash on seashores. 2. We can pick up garbage from the sea. 3. We

    asked by John on August 27, 2009
  6. physics.pls help

    Participants in a road race take water from a refreshment station and throw their empty cups away farther down the course. If a runner has a forward speed of 6.20m/s, how far in advance of a garbage pail should he realease his

    asked by ted on November 8, 2011
  7. physics.pls help

    Participants in a road race take water from a refreshment station and throw their empty cups away farther down the course. If a runner has a forward speed of 6.20m/s, how far in advance of a garbage pail should he realease his

    asked by ted on November 9, 2011
  8. English Comp.

    Please check for error. If there are errors please state them at the end of essay, so that I will know what you change. Thank you!! Neat vs. Sloppy Many people will concerned themselves to be a very neat person, but are they

    asked by Betty on July 12, 2009
  9. physics

    Participants in a road race take water from a refreshment station and throw their empty cups away farther down the course. If a runner has a forward speed of 6.20 m/s, how far in advance of a garbage pail should he release his

    asked by Ivan on July 7, 2013
  10. English

    Drivers should not throw antifreezing solutions into the sea. Fishermen should not throw used fishing gears/tackles and nets into the sea. Factories should not throw waste oil into the sea. People should not throw plastic bags and

    asked by John on August 27, 2009

More Similar Questions