Active verb


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action verb

Action verbs (also known as dynamic verbs) are verbs that are used to explain what the subject of a sentence is actively doing. For example, ran, swim, jump, move, look, catch, and paddle are all action verbs.
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Im sure the king of the simple declarative sentence and the punchy active verb meant something very different from this interpretation: Many people simply dont think enough about the words they use.
In this context, Chekd (or checked) is an active verb meaning Coleman Dairy routinely and intentionally checked the quality of the products it produced to ensure their freshness, flavor and nutrition.
Its message: Love, indeed, is an active verb in the present tense.
Strongly operative in this book's title is the active verb, "recalling.
4 Parallel Wording: Small point from a former English major: in order for the three bullet points to be in parallel construction, the middle one should read "Debt Consolidation" and not be an active verb tense.
BE is an active verb that allows travelers to build their own experience expectations based on their own interests and level of engagement," said Rahm.
Given the general laziness on display, it's fitting that this is the first series entry whose title doesn't contain an active verb.
If those words are "President Obama" followed by an active verb (for example, announced, selected, authorized, declared, challenged), then his campaign advisers earned their pay for the day.
O-priming also encourages denominalizing--shifting nominalized nouns (disguised verbs) back into their active verb form.
But we lose the benefit of the active verb when we turn it into a noun that ends in "ion" and pair it with a weak verb such as "have," "make," "give?
The Spanish translation of "walking uphill" in the OCD contains two verb forms ("caminar" and "subir"), used either as the active verb or as a modifier adverb phrase.
Alternatively, the active verb has a lexical correlate with the middle marker, as shown in (4b).