Verbs

Verbs

A Lesson by Gothic Girl
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simply verbs

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Verbs are simply words that convey or show actions.

 

 

Examples:

 

1.) I ate an apple.

 

What word in the sentence shows an action?

 

  - "ate" implies an action. Therefore, "ate" is a verb.

 

 

2.) My mother cooks to impress.

 Notice that there are 2 potential verbs in this sentence: cooks & impress. But which one is the true verb?

 

   - "cooks" is the real verb. Although "impress" is an action, it is not simply a verb. Notice that "impress" is preceded by the word "to". A phrase that is a combination of the words "to" + "a verb" is called an INFINITIVE.



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