Verb and Verb Types

Physical verbs are action verbs. They describe specific physical actions. If you can create a motion with your body or use a tool to complete an action, the word you use to describe it is most likely a physical verb.

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Action Verbs

Action verbs express specific actions, and are used any time you want to show action or discuss someone doing something.

Transitive Verbs

Transitive verbs are action verbs that always express doable activities. These verbs always have direct objects, meaning someone or something receives the action of the verb.

Intransitive Verbs

Intransitive verbs are action verbs that always express doable activities. No direct object follows an intransitive verb.

Auxiliary Verbs

Auxiliary verbs are also known as helping verbs, and are used together with a main verb to show the verb’s tense or to form a question or negative.

Stative Verbs

Stative verbs can be recognized because they express a state rather than an action. They typically relate to thoughts, emotions, relationships, senses, states of being, and measurements.

Modal Verbs

Modal verbs are auxiliary verbs that are used to express abilities, possibilities, permissions, and obligations.

Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs aren’t single words; instead, they are combinations of words that are used together to take on a different meaning to that of the original verb.

Irregular Verbs

Irregular verbs are those that don’t take on the regular spelling patterns of past simple and past participle verbs.

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Pronoun and Types of Pronouns

What is a Pronoun?

In grammar, a pronoun is defined as a word or phrase that may be substituted for a noun or noun phrase, which once replaced, is known as the pronoun’s antecedent. How is this possible? In a nutshell, it’s because pronouns can do everything that nouns can do. A pronoun can act as a subject, direct object, indirect object, object of the preposition, and more.

Types of Pronouns

Pronouns can be divided into numerous categories including:

  • Indefinite pronouns – those referring to one or more unspecified objects, beings, or places

  • Personal pronouns – those associated with a certain person, thing, or group; all except you have distinct forms that indicate singular or plural number

  • Reflexive pronouns – those preceded by the adverb, adjective, pronoun, or noun to which they refer, and ending in –self or –selves

  • Demonstrative pronouns – those used to point to something specific within a sentence

  • Possessive pronouns – those designating possession or ownership

  • Relative pronouns – those which refer to nouns mentioned previously, acting to introduce an adjective (relative) clause

  • Interrogative pronouns – those which introduce a question

  • Reciprocal pronouns – those expressing mutual actions or relationship; i.e. one another

  • Intensive pronouns – those ending in –self or –selves and that serve to emphasize their antecedents

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The Adjective – Kinds of Adjectives

The Adjective – Kinds of Adjectives

An Adjective is a word that describes a noun or a pronoun.

For example:

  • Ayush is wearing a red shirt.

In this sentence ‘red’ is an adjective as it describes the noun ‘shirt’ by telling ‘what kind of shirt is it? (Here it is red)

  • We have purchased a round table.

In this sentence ‘round’ is an adjective as it describes the noun ‘table’ by telling ‘what kind of table is it? (Here it is round)

There are different kinds of adjectives.

Adjective of Quality

Adjective of quality tells what kind of noun or pronoun is. It describes characteristic of a noun or pronoun.

For Example:

  • It is a tall tree.
  • It was a sunny day.
  • Mrs Joshi is a nice lady.
  • Delhi is a big city.
  • This book is written on a true story.
  • My sister is very pretty.
  • I am learning French language.

 

Adjective of Quantity

Adjectives of Quantity tell us how much of things. It tells us approximate amount not the exact number of a noun such as much, a little, some, any, no, most, half, all, whole, sufficient, enough, few, great etc. Adjectives of quantity are followed by singular uncountable nouns.

For example:

  • Ayush ate the whole cake.
  • Children finished most of the ice cream.
  • How much money do you need?
  • We had so much fun in Nanital last year.
  • I have enough time to complete this work.
  • Give me little water.
  • Ria have bought some new dresses.

Adjective of Number

Adjectives of Quantity tell us how many of things. It tells us the exact number of a noun such as one, two, three, four, first, second, third etc.

For example:

  • Ayush has three cars.
  • The first boy in the row is wearing red hat.
  • Five laborers are absent today.
  • Give me one chocolate, please.
  • I have scored hundred marks in math.
  • Pass me one glass of water.
  • Ria have bought ten new dresses.

Noun and their Types

A noun is a person, place, thing, or an idea. Every sentence has a noun.

Examples:
Person: boy, Ali, etc.
Place: library, mall, city, lahore, etc.
Thing: table, door, CD, lamp, etc.

A noun is a word that tells who or what did the action or was acted upon in the sentence.
Example: The captain wore a shiny white hat.

Kinds of Nouns:

Common Noun: A common noun names any person or place.
Examples: woman, mountain, school

Proper Noun: A proper noun names a specific or a particular person or place. Proper nouns start with capital letters.
Examples: Nawaz Sharif, Chand Bagh School

Singular Noun: A singular noun names one person, place or thing and a plural noun names more than one.
Examples: singular – town and plural- towns

Collective Noun: When a noun stands for a group or collection of persons or things taken as one whole, it is called a collective noun.
Examples: a flock of sheep, a crowd of people, an army of soldiers

Possessive Noun: A possessive noun names who or what owns something.
Examples: Bob’s coat, the dog’s bone

Abstract Noun: An abstract noun is the name of something that one cannot see or touch but can think of and talk about.
Examples: Shahzad’s father is a very intelligent man.