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Verbs

Parent Category: Parts of Speech
Includes questions related to the comprehension, usage and identification of the parts of speech that express an action or existence.
"Instruct" is itself a verb, e.g. "I will instruct, I do instruct, I am instructing, I have instructed, etc." It's actually instructing and instructed.
The plural form of Filipino is Filipinos.
"Could" is used as both an active or passive verb, as for example:   Active: The students could answer the exam.   Passive: The exam could be answered by the students.
The noun 'average' is singular and takes a verb for asingular subject. Example: The average sold per month is fourhundred. The word 'average' is also a verb and an adjective .
Yes, it's the past of write.
Sick isn't a verb but an adjective. Therefore there is no past tense of sick. However, you can simply say "was sick"
Regular verbs are used in sentences to describe an action. An  example would be the word 'ran' in the sentence, 'Spot ran two  miles today.'
Passive verbs are used if: the subject is not important - The Mona Lisa was painted in the 16th Century. the subject is not known - Tea is picked then taken to the factory where it is dried. This second use is good if you are describing a process
It depends on the context, it can either be a a noun or a verb, e.g. He waters the garden once a week - verb She gazed out over the clear blue waters of the Caribbean - noun
  The Past Simple refers to an event that happened at a specific time in the past. e.g. I wrote a letter.   The Present Simple does not really refer to time at all. It is used to say that something is a general truth or true for all time. e.g. I like apple juice. Consequently this tense is...
The past form of come is came.
The intensive verbs are those words that take subject complement or object complement > E.g. she is a teacher . he sounds handsome today. they are cuts. ..... this is in case we are talking about subject complement in case we are talking about the object .e.g they elected him the chair man. they...
Yes, because you are telling someone to be responsible, it is both imperative and intensive.
If you meant what is collect in past tense, It is collected.
"Have you been waiting long" is an example of the present perfect  tense. It is used for an action that started in the past and has  continued up till now.
It can be. Ex: You have to budget your time.
Present simple is used to describe a sentence that has only  one verb in the present tense eg   I live in Ekatahuna. -- live is a present tense verb  and it is the only verb in the sentence. This is the same for this  sentence -- He lives in Ekatahuna. Lives is the third  person singular form...
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An irregular verb is a verb that took place before or after the present and should not have a suffix such as -ed or -d. An example of an irregular verb could be "spoken" if used in a statement referring to the present.
The word 'modulate' is a verb , a word meaning to change orvary the pitch, intensity, or tone; to adjust to a certain degree;to vary an electromagnetic wave for the transmission of a radiosignal; a word for an action. Example sentences: You modulate your voice in order to emphasize the...
Shaved is the past participle of shave.
excelledex: Amanda was a very strong student and excelled in all of her subjects.
No, the word abound is a verb . The noun form of the verb to abound is the gerund, abounding. A related noun form is abundance.
  Britain ran Kenya as a colony, with no African input from the late 19th Century.
Sometimes you can hear people say the -ed as 'tid'. eg I texted John last night. Sometimes people don't add -ed to make past tense the just say text. eg I text john last night. I guess as this is a new 'verb' people tend to say it what ever way they want. That sirt of goes along with 'text...
Dictionary definition: Main Entry: explain Part of Speech: verb Definition: make clear; give a reason for and see also, Main Entry: define Part of Speech: verb Definition: give description
The word 'faze' is a verb , a word meaning to disruptsomeone's composure; to disconcert; a word for an action. The forms of the verb are: faze, fazes, fazing, fazed. Example: The reporters did not faze the defendant's lawyer. The verb 'faze' is pronounced the same as the noun 'phase',a word for...
It is a verb, but then glue is also a noun.To glue, join or fasten is a verb.To glue, such as any of various substances that can be used as an adhesive, is a noun
In the sentence Chandler gave her the magazine, the indirect object is her and the direct object is the magazine
Yes, a helping verb, commonly called an auxiliary verb, is used in front of another verb to alter its meaning. Mainly, it expresses: when something happens, by forming a tense of the main verb, e.g. I shall go, he has gonepermission, obligation, or ability to do something, e.g. they may go, you must...
The word 'question' is both a noun and a verb. Example uses: Noun: I can answer your question.Verb: The defense may question the witness.
No, polished is either the past tense of polish, or an adjective (the polished floor)
Yes it is the past tense of the verb discover
it can be, depends how u use it. peace!
Rotate is the corresponding verb to rotation.
Yes, it is also a noun
yes. it can be used to express action (Hand me the remote, please)
  == Answer ==   Rotorua's main income in the past and recent has been tourism
The past participle (and simple past) is shopped.
Yes. Any verb can be used as a noun to refer to an specific instance of the action. It can also be modified to be used as an adverb by changing it to "protestingly."
you are a little Niger
The simple past tense of see is saw: I saw the movie. The past  participle is seen: He has not seen the movie.
Yes, the noun 'bus' is a common noun ; a general word for avehicle for transporting passengers; a word for any bus of anykind. The word 'bus' is also a verb: bus, buses, busing, bused.
To speak; to give a speech. And jokingly, you may see some political blogs and magazines use a made-up verb called "to speechify"-- which means to give a really elaborate speech that is actually kind of phony; to launch into a big speech when you don't really need to. Politicians do this far too...
The hard test was hard to understand.
In short, no. In the sentence I am the tallest girl in the class, the verb 'to be' is a linking verb. Being will never be an action. Hope this helps!
Verb phrase is a phrase that begins withabouttowardbutbyintowithwithin, etc.
The past participle is laid.
Jake felt the sharp points of the quills as they penetrated his leg.
Not by itself it isn't. If it had a helping verb (like is or another form of the verb to be), it would be part of a verb. For example, we could say something like this: James is farting his life away. In such a sentence, the verb is "is farting." When the word farting stands alone, it is what we...
I will tell you about our family road trip five years ago, when my family went to Colorado for Christmas.
The past participle of the verb die is died.
In the first sentence, there is a problem in verb tense, because  "were" is past tense, but "see" is present tense. In the second  sentence, there is a problem in number, because "Maria and Tomas"  is plural and needs a plural verb, but "goes" is singular.
Is 'almost' an adverb of time, referring to manner of time or frequency?
The Police asked me if I knew who stole the bike from school, I said I didn't know.
Yes - it is something which can be done, so it is an action
Gerunds typically function as nouns. Example:  Swimming is my favorite sport. It can also  function as a noun, adjective, or adverb. (Apex)
Sample sentences using "insecurity": Ellen was afraid her  insecurity about her performance would be all too obvious. We were  alarmed at the insecurity of their center of operations.
Freeze as in purposefully freezing something is an action and therefore a verb. Freeze as in the act of being held in a fixed state is a noun. A verb is a word that describes an action (run, walk, etc), a state of being (exist, stand, etc) or occurrence (happen, become, etc). A noun is a word...
the difference is a clause is a group of words with a verb and its subject and a phrase is just a group of words being used as one part of speech
India has a large population of Sikhs and Muslims. People belongingto both religions traditionally wear different types of hear wearusually known as a turban and a topi. Women do not wear thesekindof caps. The kind of head wear women of the subcontinent wear iscalled a Dupatta.
The word "did" is the past tense conjugation of the verb "to do."   The past participle is done.    Past tense: he did his homework   Past perfect : he had done his homework
They should at least know how to say their siblings name or something that sounds like it, say Kesha they should know how to say it or say it like this Kesa.They also should know how to say mummy/mama and daddy/dada.They should know how to say their own name.They should be able to start saying...
    There are many leaves on that tree.   (pl. of leaf)subject     She always leaves extra cookies out.   (verb)         A spell was cast over the land.   subject     She didn't spell November correctly.   verb
What is importance of auxiliary verbs in sentences
NO Because is a conjunction. Also one word is not a phrase. A phrase is several words, a prepositional phrase is: on the table.
  == Answer ==   If you decide to change your vocal characteristics -- especially the "strength" and quality of your voice -- you should do that under the direction of a trained vocal coach (or speech pathologist). The vocal cords are sensitive to "vocal abuse," physical damage from the...
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Bang can be a verb, but it can also be a noun. For example,  "children like to bang on pots and pans" uses bang as a  verb, but "I heard a whistling sound and then a loud bang"  uses bang as a noun.
the process or action of remembering times past or recalling the days of your youth, etc.
He abuses them and is a donkey.
who or what does the action.
Racist for example: someone is being racists
  could means you could and would means you would! Thought everyone knew that?   could means you could and would means you would! Thought everyone knew that?
Adverbs aren't transitive or intransitive. Transitive is an action verb that takes a direct object; intransitive is an action verb that does not take a direct object.
The word 'potted' is the past participle, past tense of the verb to pot. The past participle of the verb also functionsas an adjective . Example uses: The trees were potted in a row of concretecontainers. (verb) The patio was lined with potted begonias . (adjective)
No, the word please is either a verb or an interjection. There is  an adjective form (pleased) taken from the past participle  of the verb "to please" (satisfy or make happy).
ride Present perfect is formed this way: have/has + past participle The past participle of ride is ridden. I have ridden all the way from Ekatahuna to see you. She has ridden the old mare.
Could be "know, knows" but also the simpler "knew, knew" or even  the perfect tense "had known, knew" -- the tense is so undefined  that you would have to choose from a number of distractors.
== im soooooo sexy it hurts ==   == ==   == Answer ==   To be faithful is to be filled with faith or trust. Religions have been made on this question. Faith is usually gained by paying attention to the perfection on beauty or sychronicity in a thing. When this outweighs the negative, faith...
I just started studying participles and participial phrases so my answer might be a little off track, but i believe that you could say something to the lines of, "Ever since Jimmy Page had started playing guitar, he has become quite the guitar master" !
Lost is the past tense of lose.