Introduction to verbs
1. Verbs – words that describe action or a state of being. Action verbs describe activity. The action may be physical, or may describe a quiet activity. Physical actions: eat, walk, run, sleep, swim, scream, read, write, watch Quite actions: love, think, care, grow, forgive, concentrate  Linking Verbs describe a state of being. They connect a noun or adjective to the subject of a clause or sentence. Bob was a great baseball coach. The dinner looks wonderful.  Helping Verbs help the main verb describe action that happened in the past, is happening in the present, or will happen in the future. am being do have must are can does is shall be could had may should been did has might was were will would

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1. Verbs – words that describe action or a state of being. Action verbs describe activity. The action may be physical, or may describe a quiet activity. Physical actions: eat, walk, run, sleep, swim, scream, read, write, watch Quite actions: love, think, care, grow, forgive, concentrate  Linking Verbs describe a state of being. They connect a noun or adjective to the subject of a clause or sentence. Bob was a great baseball coach. The dinner looks wonderful.  Helping Verbs help the main verb describe action that happened in the past, is happening in the present, or will happen in the future. am being do have must are can does is shall be could had may should been did has might was were will would
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