transitive verb

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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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the "fail" weight meaning transitive verb like: Painful punishment and encourage performance, if it means painful and hurtful, both of them are transitive.
This regularity would be violated by their imperative forms--more or less clearly rejected by spekers' intuition--that would invariably be based on a stem alternant with an inserted vowel, corresponding to the potential transitive verb that does not exist in these cases.
Burger proposed that every transitive verb can be split into two components that capture the essence of the original, such as LOVE = LIKE + DESIRE Or CRY = SOUND + EMOTIONALIZE.
The acquisition of Spanish reflexive "se" in transitive verb argument structures and singularity".
4) Split-S alignment is defined here as the alignment where the single argument of an intransitive verb (S) is sometimes coded like the agentive argument of a transitive verb (A) and other times like the patientive argument of a transitive verb (P).
Throughout the book the transitive verb "lay" is used when the intransitive verb "lie" is needed.