The Verb in English grammar is always an important section. We are providing All the parts of speech so that you can learn English grammar step by step. If you want to learn the parts of speech thoroughly or if you want to improve your Grammar skills, you should have a good hold on Verbs.
What is a Verb?
Definition- A verb is a word which shows an action, state or Possession.
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There are generally five forms of Verbs.
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Kinds Of Verb:-
There are two types of Verb, which are the Principal and the Auxiliary.
1) Principal Verbs- A principal or full verb has its own meaning, it is two types.
- Transitive verbs- The Transitive verbs which take an object.
For Example 1-
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For Example 2-
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- Intransitive Verb- The Verbs which does not require an object. We don’t use object (Noun or Pronoun) after it.
- The dog barks.
- He plays.
- The sun rises.
- She ran.
Note- Is, am, are, was, were are also called Intransitive verbs.
Difference between Transitive and Intransitive verbs.
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2) Auxiliary (helping) Verbs- The function of Auxiliary verbs are to help the full verb of a sentence in various ways. There are 24 Auxiliary verbs.
Which are Is, am, were, was, are, shell, should, does, do, did, has, have, had, ought, may, might, can, could, will, would, must, need, dare, used to.
- I am reading.
- You will do.
- He has done.
- They will play.
- We must try.
- I have seen it.
Difference between Full verbs and Auxiliary verbs.
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This is the part-1 where we Explained the basics of the verb. In part-2 we will discuss the rules with examples.
Also, learn- Vocabularies with synonyms and antonyms.