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English Verbs

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A verb is a word that “denotes an action or state of being.” A verb phrase consists of a verb plus any auxiliaries (modals, operators, perfects, progressives, passives), modifiers, complements, objects, particles, and determinatives.

  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Subjects

    Traditional grammars define the verb as a “word that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase is...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 28, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Noun Phrase Modifiers

    Traditional grammars define verbs as “words that denote actions and states of being.” A verb phrase consists of a verb plus...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 15, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Z

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 14, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Y

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 14, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: X

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: W

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: V

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: U

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: T

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 12, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: S

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 12, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: R

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 12, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Q

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 12, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: P

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 11, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: O

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 11, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: N

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 11, 2013