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transitive and intransitive verbs

English verbs are split into two major categories depending on how they function in a sentence: transitive and intransitive. Transitive verbs take one or more objects in a sentence, while intransitive verbs take no objects in a sentence.
Put simply, a transitive verb describes an action that is happening to something or someone, which is known as the verb’s direct object.
An intransitive verb, on the other hand, describes an action that does not happen to something or someone.
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Noun1.transitive verb - a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical
verb - the word class that serves as the predicate of a sentence
doubly transitive verb, doubly transitive verb form - a transitive verb that takes both a direct and an indirect object
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On the other hand, the PTPST of transitive verbs, in constructions with the canonical SVO order, as in (4), is not inflected.
In the proposed approach, there is a schema expressing the fact that there is a class of words, ending in the suffix -bar, that have transitive verbs as their morphological basis.
Because the passive voice indicates that a direct object is being treated as a subject, only transitive verbs can be used in the passive voice.
transitive verbs employed without an overt object, e.
Callies's findings state that the bare infinitive construction is used more often in transitive verbs by English speakers in spoken language.
Ergative Case is assigned to the agent subjects of transitive verbs in past tense or perfective aspect.
Natural images were selected representing humans in two types of actions: (a) those depicted through transitive verbs.
In the case of the intransitive members of these pairs of verbs, only one of the two potential conditionals is systematically well-formed: the one in which no vowel is inserted into the consonant cluster preceding the -ik, as in porlik--porlana, whereas in the case of the corresponding transitive verbs, the well-formed version is the one involving an (re)inserted vowel: porol--porolna.
Examples (7) and (8) feature transitive verbs that are compatible with the prerequisites imposed by the construction.
We argue that in sentences where non-alternating "se" occurs with transitive verbs, the clitic "se" is in the Specifier of a low applicative head too.
In the sections below we will consider SVCs consisting of the two transitive verbs 'take' and 'give'.