Intransitive Verb of Incomplete Predication



Intransitive Verb of Incomplete Predication :



The Auxiliary Verbs

The Auxiliary Verbs are BE, HAVE, SHALL, WILL, MAY and DO.

1. BE = This verb is used as copula (= linking verb).
2. HAVE = This verb is used as perfect aspect.
3. SHALL = This verb is used as deontic modality.
4. WILL = This verb is used as deontic modality.
5. MAY = This verb is used as deontic modality.
6. DO = This verb is used to support / emphasis.

None but these six are rightly called Auxiliary…because none but these six are used for helping other Verbs to form those Tenses which cannot be formed by inflection.

BE

The various forms of the Verb BE are AM, IS, ARE, WAS, WERE, BEEN and BEING. WAS is the past tense forms of the verb IS and AM. WERE is the past tense form of the verb ARE. BEEN is the past participle form of the verb BE and BEING is the present participle of BE.

This Verb is used in three different ways.

As an Intransitive Verb of Complete Predication in the sense of mere existence….

1. God is…(God exists.)

2. There are many men who…(Many men exist who….)

3. The people are here to reproduce their children. (The people exist…)

4. I am here to….(I exist….)

5. The animals were in the forest. (The animals existed in the forest.)

6. The boxes are in that shelf. (The boxes exist in that shelf.)

As an Intransitive Verb of Incomplete Predication

1. A horse is a four-legged animal.
2. This coat was of many colours.
3. I am of his group.
4. You are a student of this school.
5. They are scholars of high degree.
6. My parents are not in Chennai.
7. The trucks and cars were sold off by my father a long time back.

As an Auxiliary Verb…

All the Tenses in Passive Verbs and all the Continuous Tenses in Active ones are formed by the help of the Verb TO BE.

1. I am loved.
2. He was loved by all.
3. I am working in the ice-factory.
4. He was working.
5. The students were not coming to the school regularly.
6. I am insulted by my college-mates.
7. She was walking along the road.
8. My friends are waiting for me neat the college.
9. Why are you standing here in the midnight?
10. Where is you book?
11. Your account is old one. You have to renew it by this month.

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  1. The Verb
  2. Kinds of Verbs
  3. Object to The Verb
  4. Subject of The Verb
  5. Transitive Verbs
  6. Forms of The Object and Transitive Verb
  7. Position of The Object and Transitive Verb
  8. Noun as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  9. Pronoun as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  10. Infinitive as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  11. Gerund as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  12. Phrase as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  13. Clause as The Object of The Transitive Verb
  14. Relative Pronoun and Transitive Verb
  15. Interrogative Pronoun and Transitive Verb
  16. Double Objects and Transitive Verbs
  17. Direct Objects and Transitive Verbs
  18. Indirect Objects and Transitive Verbs
  19. Transitive Verbs of Incomplete Predication
  20. Complement
  21. Forms of Complement
  22. Omission of The Relative as Object
  23. Transitive Verbs used Intransitively
  24. Intransitive Verbs
  25. Intransitive Verbs of Complete Predication
  26. Subjective Complement
  27. Objective Complement
  28. Cognate or Kindred
  29. Cognate Noun
  30. Cognate Object
  31. Intransitive Verbs in A Causal Sense
  32. Prepositional Verbs
  33. Object to Active Verb
  34. Subject to Passive Verb
  35. Agent of The Verb
  36. Retained Object of The Verb in Active Voice
  37. The Direct Object of the Active Verb
  38. The Indirect Object of the Active Verb
  39. The Infinitive Mood of Verbs
  40. Sixteen Forms of A Verb
  41. Sixteen Forms of A Verb in Active Voice
  42. Sixteen Forms of A Verb in Passive Voice
  43. Do and Did
  44. The Verb
  45. The Auxiliary Verbs
  46. Subject-Verb Agreement - 1
  47. Subject-Verb Agreement - 2
  48. The English Verb
  49. Basic Form of The Verb
  50. Principal Parts of A Verb
  51. Non-finite Form of The Verb
  52. The Intensive Forms of English Verbs
  53. Verbal Idioms
  54. Confusing Verbs
  55. Agreement of The Verb with The Subject
  56. Sentences with Agreement of The Verb with The Subject
  57. Two Auxiliaries with One Principal Verb
  58. One Auxiliary with Two Principal Verbs
  59. Words Used as Verbs
  60. Intransitive Verb of Complete Predication
  61. Intransitive Verb of Incomplete Predication
  62. Defective Verbs
  63. Strong Verbs
  64. Tests of A Strong Verb
  65. Wholly Strong Strong Verbs
  66. Partly Strong Strong Verbs
  67. List of Strong Verbs
  68. Weak Verbs
  69. Tests of A Weak Verb
  70. List of Weak Verbs
  71. Mixed Verbs
  72. Strong Verbs Becoming Partly Weak Verbs


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