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  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Verb Phrase Complements

    Traditional grammars notionally define verbs as words that “describe an action or a state of being.” Verb phrases consist of a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonNovember 4, 2013
  • English Catenative Verbs

    Similar to modal verbs in distinctness, catenative verbs are a unique verb form to the English language. Catenative verbs form strings...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 10, 2013
  • Catenative Verb Dictionary

    Unique to the English language, catenative verbs form strings of verbs by linking the catenative verb to an infinitive, present participle,...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 8, 2013
  • The Verb Phrase Complement in English Grammar

    Verb phrase complements are words and phrases that complete the meaning of a verb or verb phrase. Unlike verb phrase modifiers...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonOctober 8, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Direct Objects

    Verbs are notionally defined by traditional grammars as “words that denote an action or a state of being.” A verb phrase...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 4, 2013
  • Grammatical Tense in English

    Grammatical tense can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state. Verb tense...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 4, 2013