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FSc ICS FA Intermediate English Parts of Speech Types of Verb

FSc ICS FA Intermediate English Parts of Speech Types of Verb

Verb

A word or group of words used to describe a state, an action or experience is called verb, e.g. She sleeps. I am a student.

Types of verb

  • Action verb
  • Transitive verb
  • Intransitive verb
  • Linking verb
  • Auxiliaries


Action Verb
Action verb is used to express or tell what the subject has or does. Action verb expresses action.
He runs.

Transitive verb
Transitive verb is used to express activities that do not stop with the doer. It passes from the doer to something else. He picked a book.

Intransitive verb
Intransitive verb is used to express activities that stop with the doer. It does not pass from the doer to something else. He weeps bitterly.

Linking verb
Linking verb is used to connect the subject part with a noun or an adjective in the predicate part. Linking verb just links the action verb to the action is. The sky is blue.

Auxiliaries
It is a verb that adds functional or grammatical meaning to the clause in which it appears, such as to tense, aspect, modality, voice, emphasis, etc. It usually accompanies the main verb. I have finished my dinner.

Basic forms of verb
Every verb has five basic form, the base, -s, past, ing and past participle forms. All tenses of a verb can be formed from these principal parts and helping verbs.
Base form (1st) Begin
Present Participle(ing) Beginning
Past (2nd) Began
Past Participle (3rd) Begun

Written by: Asad Hussain

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