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Verbs are the words that describe what the subject is doing in the sentence.​ They are the main part of the sentence. Without verb no sentence can be formed. Verb can itself be a sentence.

Example :-  She sings a song.

                   He plays football.


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 Types of Verbs

Physical Verbs :-Physical verb is also called action verb. If the action is done by the body or tool it is known as physical verb.They describe specific physical action.


For example :-

  1. This car runs very fast.

  2. They play cricket.

  3. The children watch the movie.

  4. My mother cooks food.


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Mental Verbs :-Mental verb refers to a cognitive state.They express mental actions. They are related to concepts like thinking, understanding, discovering or planning.


For example :-

  1. I like to read books.

  2. My parents trust me.

  3. He thought to go out for walk.

  4. The teacher considered his work.


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State of Being Verbs :-This verb is also known as linking verb. They do not perform any action. These verbs are forms of to be such as is, am, are, was, were, will be .


For example :-

  1. He is a player.

  2. They were students of Delhi University.

  3. I am a singer.

  4. She will be a doctor after completing her MBBS.

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Helping Verbs :-Helping verbs are also called auxiliary verbs. Helping verbs help the main verb to describe the action.These verbs tell us that the action took place in the past or is happening in the present or will take place in the future.


For example :-

  1. He is playing.

  2. I am writing.

  3. They have completed their work.

  4. The children will be going on picnic on Sunday.

In English there are only 15 helping verbs, They are:-


Primary Helping Verbs:- There are three primary helping verbs:-

1-Be:- is ,am, are

          was, were

          will be

Example :-

  1. He is writing a letter.  (to make continuous tense)

  2. A letter is written by him.   (to make passive voice)

  3. She was cooking food.    (to make continuous tense)

  4. Food was cooked by her.   (to make passive voice)

  5. They will be watching a movie.   (to make continuous tense)

  6. A movie will be watched by them.   (to make passive voice)​​​



2-Have:- has, have, had, will have(to make perfect tense)

Example :-

  1. She has cooked food.

  2. I had finished my work.

  3. They will have done their work.



3-Do :- do, does, did

Example :-

  1. I do not like banana.(to make negative sentence)

  2. Does she cook food?(to ask question) 

  3. I do want you to do this work.

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Fill in the blanks with the correct options.

(speak, learn, go, drink, motivate, sing)

1)- My teacher always ....... weak students.

2)- Raj ....... Japanese and English.

3)- I would like to ...... tea.

4)-They ........ to dance.

5)-My mother wants me to ...... in the annual function.

Make negative sentences


7)-My mother ...... a story at bedtime.(tell)

8)-We ....... movie.(watch)

9)-My dog .......happy today.(is/was)

10)-He ...... to play football.(like)

Make interrogative sentences

11)- ...... you like to have tea?(Do/Does)

12)- ...... he go to the college?(Do/Does)

13)- ...... they play football in the park?(Do/Does)

14)- ...... she know cooking?(Do/Does)

15)- ...... you want a pet on your birthday?(Do/Dpes)

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