A Verb

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A Verb :

A verb is mainly a “doing word”. It says what somebody or something does.

1. She acts on TV. (What does she do? She acts.)
2. The bird flew away. (What did the bird do? It flew.)
3. A verb may also say what happens to a person or thing.
4. She died in an accident. (What happened to her? She died)
5. The plate broke. (What happened to the plate? It broke.)

A few verbs (like be, become, remain, have, seem) express a state of condition.

1. She is tired.
2. The computer has a plastic cover.
3. The news seems true.
4. They kept silent

To sum up, a verb expresses an action, event or condition.

A Verb

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