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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Transitive & Intransitive Verbs

 
 

Sentences using transitive and intransitive verbs

Sentence

Transitive
(verb + object)

Intransitive
(verb only)

Glenn likes computers.

Verb: likes
Object: computers

 

Sarah helps animals.

Verb: helps
Object: animals

 

Please fix the door.

Verb: fix
Object: the door

 

Jack cooks me dinner.

Verb: cooks
Direct object: dinner
Indirect object: me

 

Donna teaches.

 

Verb: teaches
Object: no object

Elsie sleeps 10 hours every night.

 

Verb: sleeps
Object: no object