Fill the spaces with a verb form corresponding to the object. A link links a name or adjective in the predicate to the subject. The forms of the verb `be` are the most common links. The binding verbs can be used in all three voltage times. Choose the correct form of the verb that matches the theme. Question two. Specify whether the verbs highlighted in the sentences below have been used in their transitive or intransfivable forms. (i) Ants fought wasps. (ii) Some ants struggle hard. (iii) Ring the bell, Rama.
iv) The vessel was shipped quickly. (v) This horse never happens. Answer: (i) Transitiviv (ii) Intransitiv (iii) Transitiviv (iv) Intransitive (v) Intransitive Types of Word of Action Word A word of action indicates what the subject is doing. (build, laugh, walk, express) or exist. (is, are, were, were) Examples: Insert the correct shape of the contemporary form into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly.
(walking) 3. Most things … more than before. (costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children………
very healthy. (see) 7. One of the players……… From my village. (to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2.
runs 3. Cost 4. Fly 5. looks for 6. 7. comes 8. come (ii) Can, must and must have and auxiliaries and must not have “s” on the singular or plural. What the Lord will ask, the servant will do. The servants will do what they ask. If “wants” is a complete verb meaning desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and accepts `-s` if the subject is a singular third person. No matter what God wants, man cannot change.
Words that end with `y` and have a consonant before that `y` the `y` in T and `-it is added if the subject is a singular third person. Ram`s counting on me. He`s doing his best. He`s flying a kite. When a plural noun comes between a singular subject and its verb, the verb used is singular in form. Example: Transitive and Intransitive Word An intransitive verb may be alone in the predicate because its meaning is complete. Example: A verb must correspond in number and in person with its subject. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school. You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school.
They`re eating a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend. They`re friends. It is` or are in the following sentences: 1. There……… two boys standing there. 2. There…. many students at school. 3.
Today there is …. A lot of boys are absent from the class. 4. If you need money, there is … A few in my pocket. 5. There ……… Sixteen players selected to travel to Australia. 6. There…. a proper balance of emotions and intelligence in him. 7.
There …….. Nothing that could be so rejoicing. 8. ……….. Someone? 9. There ………