auxiliary verbs

Grammar tag

Auxiliary 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'.

 

Singular They: Is or Are

'Singular they' is a relatively new personal pronoun that has been introduced in modern English. It's singular, but are we suppose to use singular verbs or not?

 

Be

To be or not to be, that is the question. Have you ever considered what 'to be' means and does in English grammar? We will explain everything so buckle up.

 

Modal Verbs vs. Auxiliary Verbs

Modal verbs and auxiliary verbs are verbs that help other verbs show meaning. In this lesson, we will learn their differences.

 

Have

'Have' can be an auxiliary verb or a main verb. It has no specific meaning as an auxiliary verb. In this lesson, we will learn all about it.

 

Do

'Do' can be an auxiliary verb or a main verb. We can also conjugate it. In this lesson, we will learn more about it.

 
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