Dare: exemplos de uso

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The uses of DARE

a) Dare

Dare is a special verb meaning to have the courage to.
Dare can be followed either by a to-infinitive or an infinitive without "to".


1) DARE followed by a to-infinitive

Note: Dare is much more often used with a to-infinitive than with an infinitive without "to".

When Dare is followed by a to-infinitive, it is a regular verb. It has all tenses and forms.

Examples:

He doesn't dare to tell her the truth.
I wouldn't dare to lie to my father.
She didn't dare to talk to the director in a rude way.
She would never dare to destroy anything I made.
How does she dare to live alone in such a huge house?
Will he dare to climb that high mountain?

2) DARE followed by an infinitive without "to".

Note: When followed by an infinitive without "to", DARE has the following characteristics:

I - It's only used in the negative or interrogative form of the Simple Present Tense. The interrogative and negative forms do not take DO or DOES.

The negative is formed by placing NOT after DARE.
Examples: They dare not miss any classes.
You dare not say that to your mother.

The interrogative is formed by the inversion of the verb with the subject:
Examples: How dare you talk to me like that?
Dare they swim when the weather is so bad?

II - In the 3rd person singular (he, she, it) DARE does not take an "S".

Examples: He dare not climb the mountain alone.
She dare not go out at night by herself.
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Palavra-chave: Classification of the Verb dare in Modern English