active_and_passive_verbs

active_and_passive_verbs - Verbs Verbs are the most...

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Verbs Verbs are the most important words in a sentence Every sentence must have at least one verb Verbs can change in several ways They can be in the past, present or future tense I run, I will run, I ran, I am running, I was running, I will be running
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They can also change depending on who is doing the action I run You run He runs I am You are He is We are
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Active and passive verbs This is another way in which verbs can change. They can be in the active or the passive voice. Many verbs can be used in both forms.
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Sentences containing active verbs are clear and easy to understand. In these sentences the verb is active. The dog bit the man. The family watched Coronation Street. David telephoned Emily. In these sentences the subject of the sentence performs an action.
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The dog bit the man. In this sentence the dog is the subject. The sentence is about him. The verb is bit.
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