Verbs

What are Verbs? Verbs are part of speech which includes words denoting action, activities or state of being. Some of the examples of Verbs are:

Regular and Irregular Verbs

Regular Verbs The Majority of English Verbs which rarely change their form are called Regular Verbs. Regular Verbs are those verbs whose Past Tense and Past Participle are formed by adding –d or –ed. These Verbs are more consistent than Irregular Verbs and larger in number. These Verbs are also called Weak Verbs and have five forms. In the table below we can see Irregular Verbs along with their forms.

Helping Verbs

Helping Verbs are those Verbs which help us to know whether the actions were carried out is in the Past, Present or in the Future. Helping Verbs are also called Auxiliary Verbs and their main task is to provide us information about the time referred in sentence.

Nouns Used Without Articles

Proper nouns in principle are written without article. In addition to them, there are other nouns in English which are used in the syntactic structure without articles. 1. Many countable nouns behave like proper nouns without capitals. These are especial environments which are known to the speaker and the hearer for certain typical activities. Examples:

Mental Verbs

Literally, mental refers to anything related to mind or intellectual process and Verbs are words which show actions. Therefore, Mental Verbs refer to cognitive (that deals with logic) state in which actions are mostly abstract.

Active Voice

If the subject in a sentence acts upon the verb then sentences are said to be in Active Voice. It means in an Active Voice the subject is an agent in a sentence which carries out or takes responsibility of an action/work.

Adverbs of Purpose

Adverbs are a part of speech which describe, modify and give more information about verbs, adjectives or adverbs themselves. Adverbs of Purpose are a type among four types of Adverbs. Adverbs of Purpose also known as Adverbs of reasons are words those express the reason or an aim (target) of an action. Adverbs of purpose may be in the form of an individual word or in the form of clauses (group of words). There are very few Adverbs of Purpose.

Passive Voice

Passive Voice is used to focus the Subject that experiences the action instead of the one who does. Passive Voice is not as popular as Active Voice as it is considered comparatively lengthy and formal. Also, it is used when we are not sure of the doer of the verb.

Direct Object

In grammar, there are two types of objects. They are 1. Direct object 2. Indirect object In this article, we are discussing about Direct object. Meaning of Direct Object Literally, direct means immediate effect and object means a person or a thing.

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