So if I ask you right now what are you doing, what will be then your answer? “Reading blog”. Right? If I say what the term “Reading Blog” is describing? definitely it is the verb. So in simple way we can say that Verbs are action words.
And we all well known that without Verbs its not possible to form a correct sentence or any question. Otherwise try at your own to create one.
The words featuring quality of Verbs can show difference states of being. Usually it shows out the four types of action or activities. It can include any physical activities or action like to go, to eat, to type, to take and many other. The second one is Mental state of verb like which states the virtual verbs like to sense, to smell, to understand.
The third one actions are State of Being like to have, to be. The last one are phrasal verbs like to cancel, to discover, to examine and other more.
Classification of Verbs
Based on different of parameters English Verbs can be classified into several types. On their specific functions we can categorise Verbs in three main classification. Each one reference to different rules and context. Have a brief view on one of that part of verb.
Intransitive, Transitive & Ditransitive Verbs
1- Intransitive Verbs
These are the kind of verb which not requires a direct object to complete a sentence with meaning.
(The above sentence don’t require any direct object to complete its sentence. As the sentence is meaningful without any object)
Ravi Sleeps on the bed.
(In this example verb is referencing a direct object i.e bed and that’s why the verb here is not an intransitive verb)
2- Transitive verbs
Transitive verbs are opposed to intransitive verbs as these verbs required a direct object. Otherwise, the sentence will be countered as incomplete or meaningless.
(With out any object the above sentence is meaningless as you can assume, He obey, what he obey? whom he obey?
He obey his elders.
(The sentence is complete with a proper meaning as the object elders give a proper sense to sentence)
3- Ditransitive verbs
Ditransitive verbs are that verb which requires one subject while two objects.
There are some common ditransitive verbs in grammar these are: give, tell, bring, allow, ask, charge, call, find, feed and many others.
He told her a story.
she allowed her daughter to go outside