What Are Phrasal Verbs?
'Phrasal verbs' are verbs that are formed by combining a main verb with one or more particles, such as adverbs or prepositions. As a result, they are known as phrasal verbs. Look at the examples:
Forming Phrasal Verbs
Third Person Singular Verb
The third-person singular '-s' is added to the verb part of the phrasal verb. For example, you say picks up not pick ups, saves up not save ups. Check these examples out:
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Regular and Irregular Verbs
Based on how we conjugate verbs in the past simple and the past participle, they can be divided into two types: Regular verbs and Irregular verbs.
Actions and States
'I'm loving it!' or 'I love it!' Do you want to know which one of these famous advertisement mottos are correct? You got to learn about state and action verbs!
Auxiliary verbs help the main verb to express tense or voice or help make questions and negative sentences. That's why they're also called 'helping verbs'.
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
'She smiled beautifully'. 'She started a rumor'. One of these sentences has an intransitive verb and one has a transitive one. Want to know the difference?
Ditransitive verbs are transitive verbs that take two objects. A direct object and an indirect object. Follow the article to read more about them.