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Transcript of VERBS
In this example sentence, "
" the verb
is used as a linking verb. Many times the verb
is an action verb because someone is looking for something, but in the example sentence,
describes the kitten in the predicate and that makes looked function as a linking verb. If the word happy is used in the subject, then happy would have been an ordinary adjective.
A word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear , become , happen .
the parade from my balcony.
some photos of the boats.
lunch in the park.
about her grievance over shift assignments.
cupcakes in the cabinet!
something suspicious on the cupcake!!!!!!!!!! ;)
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"Action Verbs" Simmons, Robbin L. "The Action Verb." The Action Verb. N.p., 2013. Web. 15 Oct. 2013.
"Helping Verbs." Helping Verbs. N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2013."Google." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2013.>https://www.google.com/#q=verb+definition <
"Linking Verbs" http://donnayoung.org/english/grammar/linking-verbs.htm
"Schoolhouse Rock Verbs." YouTube. YouTube, 11 Apr. 2009 Web. 11 Oct. 2013.>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=US8mGU1MzY w<
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"What Are 50 Sentences Using a Verb?" WikiAnswers. Answers, n.d. Web. 11 Oct. 2013.>http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_50_sentences_using_a_verb<
Verbs in the present tense usually have the prefix -
Verbs in the past tense usually have the prefix -
1. I ___ watching TV when Paul and Simon arrived.
2. Do you think he ___ what I said?
3. She ___ to learn English in Malta next summer.
4. I don't think I've ever ___ on that sofa.
5. Tom ___ tired.
6. When I was young I wanted to ___ a vet.
These are games you can play that will help with your verbs.
An action verb is expressing an action that someone or something can do.
In the example sentence," Bella
for a bowl on the top shelf."
is the action verb because it expresses the action that Bella did.
There are only about 15 helping verbs in English, and we divide them into two basic groups:
Primary helping verbs:
1. Forms of
2. Forms of
3. Forms of
4. Modal helping verbs- (can, could, may, might, will, would, shall, should, must, ought to)
you like a cup of coffee?
see a doctor.
Explanation of video
The super hero is used to explain verbs.
He explains the actions, paste tense, present tense, future, and how a verb can change a word.
He also explains that every sentence has a subject and can change a noun into a verb.
We love Mrs K! :3
This site gives you choices such as Sentences, Tenses, and Practice for learning verbs.
This site helps you pick out which word are verbs and which word aren't verbs.