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Verbs

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Thanks For
Watching! Verbs.
How Hard Can They Be? By: Matthew Shikada, Sahil Surapaneni, Samuel Ebalobo, and William Rendler Examples Mr. Verb is thinking... ACTION VERBS... Action verbs. The verbs that express action (like run, jump, sleep, dance, eat). What can make us walk and run. Lets take some time to learn how to identify and notice action verbs in a sentence. First, let's dive into helping verbs Identify the action verb in the sentences... Sarah eats lunch at 12:00 each day.

Logan tries to talk to girls when he sees one.

Girls slap Logan when he trys to talk to them.

Logan cries in pain when he gets slapped by girls.

Walter kindly shakes the man's hand at the door. Did you identify them all? Sarah eats lunch at 12:00 each day.
In this sentence, the action verb is eats.
Logan tries to talk to girls when he sees one.
In this sentence, the action verb is talk.
Girls slap Logan when he tries to talk to them.
In this sentence, the action verb is slap.
Logan cries in pain when he gets slapped by girls.
In this sentence, the action verb is cries.
Walter kindly shakes the man's hand at the door.
In this sentence, the action verb is shakes. SEE WASN'T THAT EASY? Now let's move on to helping and linking verbs! Helping And Linking Verbs A helping verb is a verb that always comes
before the main verb. They, as it says in their name, help the main verb, for example the might show the tense of the main verb A linking verb connects a subject to more information about the subject.

Let's look at a few examples to clear up any confusions Now Let's do some Examples for Linking Verbs Transitive or Intransitive? A transitive verb directly connects a subject with an object, to be transitive the sentence needs to be able the question what or whom
Intransitive, on the other hand, does not require a direct object.
Label if each sentence is transitive or intransitive What Would be the Helping Verb? Martin is happy today, he recieved a good grade.

We should go to the movies before it becomes dark.

I would help but my car broke down.

He can carry a few books,as long as he is not tired

He did the return the pen I gave him, there's no need to worry anymore. I hope he will come to the party because if he doesn’t the party is going to be boring. Martin is happy today, he recieved a good grade.
In this sentence the helping verb is "is"
We should go to the movies before it becomes dark.
In this sentence the helping verb is should
I would help but my car broke down.
In this sentence the helping verb is would
He can carry a few books, as long as he is not tired.
In this sentence the helping verb is can
He did return the pen I gave him, there's no need to worry anymore.
In this sentence did is the helping verb I hope he will come to the party because if he doesn’t the party is going to be boring. In this sentence there are 2 helping verbs and they are will and is. Identify the Linking Verb Mark turned blue after looking at the dead animal.

John acts weirdly around people he doesn't know.

Thornton always feels sick when he eats to many slices of cake.

Margaret is nice to everyone, stranger or a perosn that she knows. Mark turned blue after looking at the dead animal.
Turned is the linking verb
John acts weirdly around people he doesn't know.
Acts is the linking verb
Thornton always feels sick when he eats to many slices of cake.
Feels is the linking verb
Margaret is nice to everyone, stranger or a perosn that she knows.
"Is" is the linking verb Lets do some practice sentences The dog barked at the tree

He has four dogs and cats.

My Mom goes to work everyday

Maria intervened between my brothers.

Jesse hit the ground with a jolt.

After we played at the park, Jack had to leave. The dog barked at the tree
The verb barked is transitive
He has four dogs and cats.
The verb has is transitive
My Mom goes to work everyday
The verb goes is intransitive
Maria intervened between my brothers.
The verb intervened in intransitive
Jesse hit the ground with a jolt.
The verb hit is transitive
After we played at the park, Jack had to leave.
The verb played is intransitive. BINGO TIME!!!! :)
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