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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE
Verbs

 
 

Definition

Verbs tell the action or state of the subject in a sentence.

Example

   
Terence feeds the dog. (action)
Janice is tall. (state)

Explanation

Verbs --

  • follow the subject in a simple sentence.
  • change form to agree with the subject.
  • can be active or stative.
  • show past, present, and future tense.
  • have many different forms, for example:
    • simple
    • auxiliary
    • gerund
    • infinitive
    • modal
    • participle (present and past)

Related Sections

Conditional Sentences
Gerunds
Infinitives
Irregular Verbs
Modals
Participles
Parts of Speech
Simple Sentences
Transitive & Intransitive Verbs