Archive by category Verb

Verbs: What are Linking Verbs?

Verbs are commonly regarded as “action words,” but did you know that there is a kind of verbs which does not necessarily show a form of physical or mental action? This main type is called the linking verb, which is sometimes referred to as the copular verb. Functions of Linking Verbs As mentioned earlier, linking […]

Basic Types of Verbs: Action Verbs

There are three basic types of verbs in the English language, namely the action verb, the linking verb, and the auxiliary verb. In this article, the most common type will be discussed—the action verb. Definition of Action Verbs Action verbs can be simply defined as the type of verbs used to express actions instead of […]

Verb: Definition and Examples

It is in primary school that students are formally given their first glimpse into the field of grammar. At this educational level, the different parts of speech such as nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, interjections, and verbs are all introduced. Since you have learned these word types at your mother’s knee, it is understandable […]