- S + V(=be動詞以外) + C(=現在分詞)
a. He stood waiting for the bus in the rain.
b. They sat watching the river in the spring sun.
c. The air-raid sirens kept blowing day and night.
- S + V + O + C(=現在分詞)
a. I heard them talking about that TV show this morning.
cf. They were talking about that TV show this morning.
b. I can see in my mind a bucket changing its shape.
c. I felt my heart beating very fast.
- 協調構文：It is ~ that…
a. It is her feelings that you have to think of first.
b. It was directly above the Aioi Bridge that the bomb exploded.
*a, bはそれぞれ her feelings, directly above the Aioi Bridge を強調している
- S + seem[appear, happen など] + to do
a. He seems to be all choked up with tears.
b. Ken appears to know why Miki looks so happy today.
c. I happened to have a map of Tokyo with me.
*seem[appear]のあとのto bo は省略されることがある
- be glad [sorryなど] + that節
a. I am glad that I came to Hiroshima.
b. I am sorry (that) I made you remember the sad experience.