Verb & Its Kinds


What is a verb?

A verb is one of the most important and principle parts of a sentence in English. Actually, you can’t have a sentence without the use of a verb! That is the means by which vital these “activity” parts of discourse are.

The verb flags an activity, an event, or a condition of being. Regardless of whether mental, physical, or mechanical, verbs constantly express movement.

Physical Verbs – Definition and Examples

Physical verbs are activity verbs. They portray particular physical activities. On the off chance that you can make a movement with your body or utilize an apparatus to finish an activity, the word you use to portray it is in all likelihood a physical verb.

Physical Verb Examples

The physical verb cases in the accompanying sentences are in striking for simple recognizable proof.

  • We should rush to the corner and back.
  • I hear the prepare coming.
  • Call me when you’re done with class.

Mental Verbs – Definition and Examples

Mental verbs have implications that are identified with ideas, for example, finding, comprehension, considering, or arranging. When all is said in done, a psychological verb alludes to a subjective state.

Mental Verb Examples

The psychological verb cases in the accompanying sentences are in strong for simple ID.

  • I know the appropriate response.
  • She remembered me from over the room.
  • Do you think everything individuals let you know?

States of Being Verbs – Definition and Examples

Otherwise called connecting verbs, condition of being verbs portray conditions or circumstances that exist. Condition of being verbs is latent since no activity is being performed. These verbs are generally supplemented by descriptive words.

States of Being Verb Examples

The states of being verbs in the accompanying sentences are in strong for simple distinguishing proof.

  • I am an understudy.
  • We are carnival entertainers.
  • It would be ideal if you is tranquil.

Types of Verb

What number of sorts of verbs are there? Notwithstanding the primary classes of physical verbs, mental verbs, and condition of being verbs, there are a few different kinds of verbs. Indeed, there are more than ten distinct kinds of verbs that are assembled by work.

List of all Verb Types

Action Verbs

Action verbs express particular activities, and are utilized whenever you need to demonstrate activity or talk about somebody accomplishing something.

Transitive Verbs

Transitive verbs are activity verbs that constantly express possible exercises. These verbs dependably have coordinate articles, which means somebody or something gets the activity of the verb.

  • She drinks (Object)
  • Hedrove the car. (Object)

A few verbs like (cheer, sing, visit, trip) can be transitive or intransitive, contingent upon how they are utilized as a part of a sentence.

  • He sang.
  • He sang a tune.
  • Ali stumbled.
  • Ali stumbled Hussain.

Dynamic/Event Verbs

The verbs, in which the body development is included, are called dynamic or occasion verbs. These verbs indicate proceeded or dynamic activity with respect to the subject. Case of dynamic verbs are: act, fabricate, finish, plan, draw, accumulate, enable, meet, to legitimize, tune in, arrange, layout, perform, record, spare, appear, travel, reveal, esteem, compose, zoom…

  • She was composing a letter.
  • They are playing in the play area.

Intransitive Verbs

Intransitive verbs are activity verbs that constantly express feasible exercises. No immediate question takes after an intransitive verb.

Helping Verbs

Helping verbs are otherwise called helping verbs, and are utilized together with a fundamental verb to demonstrate the verb’s strained or to shape an inquiry or negative.

Stative Verbs

Stative verbs can be perceived in light of the fact that they express a state as opposed to an activity. They regularly identify with considerations, feelings, connections, detects, conditions of being, and estimations.

Modal Verbs

Modal verbs are assistant verbs that are utilized to express capacities, potential outcomes, authorizations, and commitments.

Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs aren’t single words; rather, they are mixes of words that are utilized together to go up against an alternate significance to that of the first verb.

Irregular Verbs

Unpredictable verbs are those that don’t go up against the consistent spelling examples of past basic and past participle verbs.

Discernment/Sensation Verbs

The verbs which demonstrate our five faculties are called observation/sensation verbs.

  • I notice the blooms.
  • He is tuning in to the radio.
  • I feel awesome today.

Connecting/Copular/Predicating Verbs

Linking verbs don’t express activity. Rather, they interface the subject of the verb to extra data about the subject. These verbs are generally trailed by a modifier or a thing.

The accompanying verbs are genuine connecting verbs: any type of the verb be [am, is, are, was, were, has been, are being, might have been, etc.], progressed toward becoming, and appear. These genuine connecting verbs are continually connecting verbs. At that point you have a rundown of verbs with numerous identities: show up, feel, develop, look, demonstrate, remain, notice, sound, taste, and turn. Some of the time these verbs are connecting verbs; some of the time they are activity verbs