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Verbs

Verbs Defined
Verbs are an essential part of every sentence, and in this system they make up one half of the core. 
In fact, not only are verbs essential, I would go so far to say they are the most important words in the English language.
Verbs express four different things: action (physical or mental)state of beinglinking, and helping.
In their basic form, verbs are pretty simple, but the tricky part is learning how to use them effectively while matching them to subject, tense, and voice.

Verb Examples
Physical Action: eat, drink, play, watch, drive, email, text

Mental Action: think, wonder, forget, annoy, pretend

State of Being: am, is, are, was, be, being, been (only these 8)

Linking: (always) am, is, are, was, be, being, been;
(sometimes) feel, taste, look, smell, appear, grow, remain, stay, turn, seem, sound, become, prove

Helping: *
am, are, is, was, were, be, being, been 
have, has, had
shall, will
do, does, did
may, must, might
can, could, would, should



Discover Even More about Verbs 
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  1. Physical Action Verbs
  2. Mental Action Verbs
  3. State of Being Verbs
  4. Linking Verbs
  5. Active vs. Passive Voice
  6. Regular vs. Irregular (Conjugating)
  7. Transitive vs. Intransitive
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