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Transcript of VERBS
Help main verbs
Helping Verbs YouTube
(In Alphabetical Order)
"A verb is a word that expresses an action or state of being
Linking: He a president.
He been a president.
Does not need a subject to act on
Transitive Verbs DO act on subjects
DOES transfer actions to someone or something
Subject is receiving the action.
Because Bob didn't jump over something (like a sidewalk) and was not jump, this is an intransitive verb.
The ball was kicked.
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.
Modify the main verb in some way.
To make continuous (I fish. ==> I fishing.)
To make passive (He kicks the ball. ==> The ball kicked by him.)
To make perfect tenses (I finished my homework)
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
To ask questions ( you want cake?)
To show emphasis (I want to pass. ==> I want to pass.)
To sometimes take the place of a main verb: (I speak faster than you .)
see a doctor.
or helps in doing these."
Come after linking verbs and describe subjects
Link the subject of a sentence with a noun or adjective
Nouns that come after linking verbs and describe the subject
You are the teacher
He might become president.
I smell roses.
Sunny feels happy.
Dan seemed sad after the Vikings game.
Marge grew tired during the concert.
Be, appear, become, feel, grow, look, seem, remain, smell, sound, stay, taste, turn
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger.
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.
Action Verbs express Actions
There are Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
We will rock you.
We will rock you
Because the verb acted on an object, it is Transitive