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VERB
Types of Verbs Infinitive Verbs Auxiliary Verbs
Can Be Been Being May Will Shall Should Might Could
Would Must Never Dare Need Keep Kept Used to Ought to Going to
Question Tags Yes/No Questions Regular Verbs Irregular Verbs
Types of Verbs
Verb - Parts of Speech
"Verb is a word of action."

A verb is a word, which tells something about some person or thing. A verb may be a one word or more than one word. All verbs have three forms – Base form, Past Tense & Past Participial but, Auxiliary Verb do not have any.

There are three kinds of verbs :

1. Transitive Verb ( Regular / Irregular Verb )
2. Intransitive Verb ( ie. Main Verb )
3. Auxiliary Verb ( Helping / Supporting Verb )

  Transitive Verbs
With Transitive Verbs action passes from the subject to the object.
 
Examples
The cat killed the rat/mouse.
(In this sentence the mouse is the subject and the action of killing was passed to the object ie. Rat/Mouse.)
The boy kicked the ball.
(In this sentence the boy is the subject and the action of kicking was passed to the object ie. Ball.)
  Note : In sentence 1 & 2 verb killed and kicked are Transitive verbs.
  Intransitive Verbs
With Intransitive Verbs action does not pass from the subject to the object but stops with the subject unlike Transitive Verb. It shows the state or being with the subject.
 
Examples
The peacock died.  
The baby sleeps.  
  Note : In the sentence 1 & 2 verb died & sleeps are Intransitive used.
Here we said Transitively and Intransitively used because most verbs can be used as Transitive and Intransitive ( Exceptions – come, go, fall, die, sleep, care, rise, occur can not be used transitively.)
 
Examples
  Transitively used Verbs Intransitively used Verbs
The Children broke the glass. The glass broke.
Doctor made him unconscious. He fell unconscious.
  Auxiliary Verbs
Auxiliary Verb is also called Helping or Supporting Verb because it helps or supports main verb.
 
Examples
I am reading my book.
(In this sentence ‘am’ is an auxiliary verb and it supports main verb ‘read’. One auxiliary supports one main verb only.)
  Note : Auxiliary verb has no forms like normal verb. (ie. Base form, Past Tense & Past Participial). They are used with normal verb.
Auxiliary verbs are used to form : (1) Tenses (2) Moods (3) Voices
 
Examples
: Tenses
I am working on a project.  
He has written the article.  
She hasn’t gone to college.  
: Moods
Be silent.  
You can sit.  
She may go.  
: Voices (Active & Passive)
English Language is used all over the world. - Active
  English Language is used all over the world by all the people. - Passive
He opened the window. - Active
  The windows was opened by him. - Passive
She wrote the letter. - Active
  The letter was written by her. - Passive
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Types of Verbs Infinitive Verbs Auxiliary Verbs
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Question Tags Yes/No Questions Regular Verbs Irregular Verbs