Stative verbs in English: definition, examples, and key points

This post is about stative verbs in English. It helps us understand what stative verbs in English, how to use them in a sentence, how to identify them, and how they are different from dynamic verbs and linking verbs. Let’s kick off with the definition. What are stative verbs in English? Stative verb definition: A stative verb in …

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Linking verbs and Stative verb in English

Linking verbs and stative verbs

In the post, we learn what linking verbs are, what stative verbs are, and what the difference between linking verbs and stative verbs is. What is a linking verb? Linking verb definition: A linking verb is a type of a main verb that links the subject of a sentence to its complement (a word or …

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Linking verbs in English: examples, tips and list

Linking verbs

In this post, we learn what linking verbs are, and what they do in a sentence. What are linking verbs in English? Linking verb definition: A linking verb is a main verb that links the subject of a sentence to its complement (a word or a group of words that identifies the subject and either …

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HAS HAD, HAVE HAD, and HAD HAD

has had, have had, and had had

Have is one of the verbs that can be used as an auxiliary verb and as well as a main verb. As an auxiliary verb, we use it in Present perfect tense and Present perfect continuous tense. Look at the examples below: I have studied English a lot. My friends have helped me a lot. …

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Use of HAS BEEN, HAVE BEEN, HAD BEEN in English

Has been have been had been

In this post, we learn when to use has been, have been, and had been in English. If you prefer watching videos to learn English to reading articles, watch the video attached at the end! Before we look at all the different usages of has been, have been and had been in English, let’s learn …

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Use of BEING in a sentence

BEING in English

Is being a helping verb or a main verb? In this post, we will learn different uses of being in the English language. In English, the verb being is used as both a helping and an action verb in different situation. Let’s understand how and when to use being in English. Use of BEING in …

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How to use WAS & WERE in English?

was and were usages

‘Was’ and ‘were’ are verbs that we use in the past tense. In this article, we will master 3 different usages of was and were and the difference between was and were. Different usages of ‘was’ and ‘were‘ WAS and WERE are used in the past tense in three different situations. Here are the following …

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Use of IS, AM, ARE in English

use of is am are

IS, AM & ARE are the most used verbs (helping and main) in English. In this post, we will learn how to use is, am, are in English. Different use of IS, AM, ARE IS, AM & ARE are verbs that we use in the present tense in four different situations. 1. To describe a …

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Ditransitive verbs in English

Ditransitive verbs

Ditransitive verbs are very common in English. It is possible that you might not have heard this name. In this article, I’ll help you master what ditransitive verbs in English are, and how they are different from transitive verbs. There is a video lesson on “What are ditransitive verbs in English?” at the end of …

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Must vs Have to/ Are they really interchangeable?

must and have to difference

Must is a modal auxiliary verb, and have to is a simple auxiliary that is used just like a modal verb, but it’s not a modal verb. The reason why we are learning it together is that both these verbs have similar functions. In this article, I’ll help you master all the differences between must …

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