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VERBS

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Saahil Chadha

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By: Saahil Chadha, Ben Cwiekowski, Allyson Cyr, and Bryan Grady
Helping Verbs
Help main verbs
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Verbs
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VERBS
(In Alphabetical Order)
"A verb is a word that expresses an action or state of being
Action: He
swims.
Linking: He a president.
is
Main Verbs
He swim.

Helping Verbs:
will
has
He been a president.
Intransitive Verbs
Does not need a subject to act on
Transitive Verbs
Transitive Verbs DO act on subjects
Transitive Passive
DOES transfer actions to someone or something
Subject is receiving the action.
Bob
jumped
Because Bob didn't jump over something (like a sidewalk) and was not jump, this is an intransitive verb.
subject
verb
dogs
bark
Subject
Verb
Direct Object
Indirect Object
Subject
Verb
Direct Object
.
subject
verb
direct object
The
The ball was kicked.
Subject
Action verb
Helping verb
Because the subject (ball) is receiving the action (being kicked), this is in the transitive passive form.
The ball was kicked by Mark.
We can tell the doer of an action by writing a prepositional phrase.
Subject
Helping Verb
Action verb
Preposition
Noun
Subject
Helping Verb
Action Verb
Primary
Be
Modal
Modify the main verb in some way.
Have
Do
To make continuous (I fish. ==> I fishing.)
To make passive (He kicks the ball. ==> The ball kicked by him.)
am
is
To make perfect tenses (I finished my homework)
have
To make negative (I like them ==> I not like them.)
Always used with has/have


Used to indicate some action was done in the past
do
To ask questions ( you want cake?)
Do
To show emphasis (I want to pass. ==> I want to pass.)
do
To sometimes take the place of a main verb: (I speak faster than you .)
do
can, could
may, might
will, would,
shall, should
must
You
should
see a doctor.
I
must
go now.
They
may
arrive late.
or helps in doing these."
.
Prepositional Phrase
Predicate Adjectives
Come after linking verbs and describe subjects
Predicate Nominatives
(Predicate Nouns)
Linking Verbs
Link the subject of a sentence with a noun or adjective
Link
Link
Nouns that come after linking verbs and describe the subject
You are the teacher
He might become president.
I smell roses.
Subject
Linking Verb
Predicate Noun
Subject
Helping Verb
Linking Verb
Predicate Noun
Linking Verb
Sunny feels happy.
Dan seemed sad after the Vikings game.
Marge grew tired during the concert.
Subject
Linking Verb
Predicate Adjective
Subject
Linking Verb
Adj.
Subject
Linking Verb
Adj.
Prepositional Phrase
Prepositional Phrase
Be, appear, become, feel, grow, look, seem, remain, smell, sound, stay, taste, turn
Stronger
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
Subject
Action Verb
D.O.
Adj.
I Want You Back
Oh darlin', I was blind to let you go,
But now, since I see you in his arms,
I want you back.
Linking Verb
Predicate Adj.
Conjunction
Subject
Action Verb
D.O.
Direct Object
Verb Phrase
Action Verbs express Actions
There are Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
Bill
gave
We will rock you.
Subject
Helping
Linking Verb
Direct Object
We will rock you
a present
to Bob
Fred
named
his cat
Action Verbs
Because the verb acted on an object, it is Transitive
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