The Verbs

The Verbs :

Verb is a word or group of words used in describing an action, experience or state [such as wrote in she wrote a letter, put on in (He put on his coat) or feels in (She feels hungry)].

There are two kinds of verb.

1. Transitive verb
2. Intransitive verb

A verb is a word that tells or asserts something about a person or thing. It is the word in a sentence.

A verb tells what a person or thing does.
A verb tells what is done to a person or thing.
A verb tells what a person or thing is.

He eats mango.
In this sentence, what does he do? He eats mango. The action that he does is EATS. So, this sentence says about what he does. EATS is the verb here carried out by him.

She killed her sister.
In this sentence, what is that she did to her sister?
Actually, she killed her sister. KILLED is the verb here which she carried out on her sister.

They are happy.
In this sentence, how are they? As per this sentence, it seems, they are happy. What they are is being happy. So, the state of their condition is that they are happy. So, ARE is the verb here.

So, EATS, KILLED and ARE the verbs which are being used by the author in the above sentences.

Related Pages :

  1. A Verb
  2. A Transitive Verb
  3. An Intransitive Verb
  4. A Phrasal Verb
  5. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
  6. Action Verbs
  7. Helping Verbs
  8. Linking Verbs
  9. Intransitive Verbs
  10. Auxiliary Verbs
  11. Modal Verbs - 1
  12. Modal Verbs - 2
  13. Modal Auxiliary Verbs
  14. Defective Verbs
  15. Intransitive Verbs used in Causative Sense
  16. Verbs of Incomplete Predication
  17. Complement
  18. Subjective Complements
  19. Objective Complements
  20. The Verb and Its Tenses
  21. Agreement of The Verb with Person and Number
  22. Agreement of The Verb with The Subject
  23. Agreement between The Verb and The Subject
  24. Collective Nouns and Verbs
  25. Singular Words with Plural Verbs
  26. Learn English Grammar Online
  27. Learn Grammar Online
  28. How to use Auxiliary Verb BE?
  29. The Auxiliary BE
  30. Auxiliary Verb DO
  31. Auxiliary Verb HAVE
  32. Auxiliary Verb CAN
  33. Auxiliary Verb COULD
  34. Auxiliary Verb MAY
  35. Auxiliary Verb MIGHT
  36. Auxiliary Verb WILL
  37. Auxiliary Verb WOULD
  38. Auxiliary Verb SHALL
  39. Auxiliary Verb SHOULD
  40. Auxiliary Verb MUST
  41. Auxiliary Verb OUGHT TO
  42. Auxiliary Verb DARE
  43. Auxiliary Verb NEED
  44. Auxiliary Verb USED TO
  45. The Main Verbs
  46. The Principal Verb
  47. The Lexical Verb
  48. Catenative Verbs
  49. Conjugation of The Verbs
  50. Conjugation of The Verb - LOVE
  51. Conjugation of The Verb - SEE
  52. Conjugation of The Verb and The Imperative Mood
  53. Conjugation of The Verb and The Non-Finites

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