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Hi teachers, i'm kind of confused. Is it supposed to be like this: "I saw the man running along the bank" or "I saw a man was running along the bank."

Is there supposed to be "to be" after the object "man" in this kind of sentence-> sbj+v+obj+(to be/or no)

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You have two choices--

"I saw a man running along the bank" or "I saw a man who was running along the bank."

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Is it ok if i say it like this: "I saw a man ran along the bank" and is there any difference in the meaning to "I saw a man running along the bank"

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No, you cannot use that; you must use: I saw a man who ran along the bank. Here the running and the seeing are not necessarily at the same time.
hi teacher, i thought it sounds quite weird with the sentence: "I saw a man who ran along the bank" can it be used when you want to tell someone that you saw a man who was running along the bank? or is it supposed to be i saw a man run along the bank ? (the same as: I saw a man walked in to the bar, or i saw a man who walked in to the bar)

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It can be used that way, yes.
I saw a man walked in to the bar
This is no good; see my previous post.
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so you mean that i can use either "I saw a man run along the bank" or "I saw a man who run along the bank" the same way as "I saw a man walked in to the bar" or "I saw a man who walked in to the bar", is that what you mean? and which is the proper/native speaker would use?

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You are either not reading my posts carefully or not understanding them-- or you are a poor typist. Let's try this:

"I saw a man run along the bank" -- GOOD ENGLISH
(X) "I saw a man who run along the bank"-- BAD ENGLISH
(X) "I saw a man walked in to the bar"-- BAD ENGLISH
"I saw a man who walked in to the bar"-- GOOD ENGLISH

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It's because at the last post u said i must use "I saw a man who run along the bank" but now u say "I saw a man who run along the bank" is bad english ?
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