Meaning of VERB in English

VERB

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

auxiliary verb

linking verb

modal verb

phrasal verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

finite

It consists of the notional component of the finite verb and the rest of the message.

Here, finite verbs will agree in both cases with the superficially plural pronoun.

intransitive

Similarly, transitive verbs contrast directly with intransitive verbs, but only indirectly with adjectives.

irregular

Index of language points and of irregular verbs .

The conjugations of these irregular verbs .

main

Does Dickens, for example, overstep the limits of grammar in beginning Bleak House with a series of sentences without main verbs ?

The table visualizing the essentials of the contrast between the modal and main verb uses is reproduced below.

modal

The table visualizing the essentials of the contrast between the modal and main verb uses is reproduced below.

No sign of grammar here: no interrogative forms, modal verbs , question tags; no sentence at all.

The grammatical syllabus concentrates on verb forms, in particular the tense system, and modal verbs.

other

To is used when the infinitive event is conceived as coming after that of the other verb .

Independently of any other verb , the bare infinitive here expresses an event as a possibility, a rejected possibility.

phrasal

Thorough treatment of idioms and phrasal verbs which are so important to advanced level learners.

Amsler shows that this notion ignores important classes of words such as open nominal compounds, phrasal verbs and idioms.

One cause for this ambiguity is the specification of the particles that put can occur with to form phrasal verbs .

transitive

There are 60 grammatical categories specified within this lexicon indicating such properties as transitive verb , plural noun, proper noun etc.

Similarly, transitive verbs contrast directly with intransitive verbs, but only indirectly with adjectives.

■ NOUN

form

This would suggest the assignment of one index to derivatives of the verb form and another to those of the noun form.

They are less than a month into the fall semester and the students are still borrowing the verb forms from the questions.

Are they distinct forms of the verb or simply variants of a single verb form - the infinitive?

The passages got longer and longer, the sentence structure and verb forms more complex.

phrase

Subcategorization for noun phrases and verb phrases of all types. iii.

■ VERB

use

Three more use the verb legare in a sense which might be similar, although it is less clear.

Then exclamation marks abound, and she uses verbs in the imperative to heighten the drama of her warning to humanity.

Put action into your writing Use active verbs wherever possible.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

irregular verb/plural etc

Index of language points and of irregular verbs.

The conjugations of these irregular verbs.

weak verb

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Another section is devoted entirely to grammar drills, including the use of prepositions, comparatives, negatives and verb tenses.

In the next section we will also discuss the loss of a morphological rule that created causative verbs from adjectives.

It will be noted that these begin with a verb stating the actions students are expected to show.

Similarly, transitive verbs contrast directly with intransitive verbs, but only indirectly with adjectives.

The verb in question is a contractible verb, just as in the case of Tag-Controlled Deletion.

The analysis will also automatically identify all pronouns, prepositions, conjunctions and verb forms in the text.

The main noun in the subject is boldfaced, the verb is italicised.

There's a verb to describe these activities in the States: to futz.

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