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What is a verb notes

  1. 1. Notes for February 19,2013What is a Verb?-an action word or a word that assigns a state of beingAction Verbs Helping Verbs Linking VerbsAre verbs that describe an action Are words that help a verb have Are verbs that link a subject with more meaning(telling when it a predicate noun or adjective; happened) they describe the person or thing, they don’t describe actionExamples: Examples: Examples:Run, swimming, jumping, seeing, Am, is, are, was, were, has been, Am, is, are, was, were, has been,ate, watched, thought have been, will be, did, can, have been, will be, seems, should, would, could, etc. appears, smells, feels, looks, sounds, etc.Sentences: Sentences: Sentences:We thought about the question. You should run to the store. Bill looks tired.Dogs are swimming in the pool. He did see the movie yesterday. Selma is a good friend.The helping verb and action verb, when used together, are called a verb phrase.

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