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Sunday, September 16, 2018

What is a verb?


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What is a verb? Here is my definition:


A verb is a word or phrase that describes an action of something


What is the difference between a verb and an adjective? I believe the difference is that verbs describe an action, while adjectives describe a quality. For example, in the sentence "The candle is dripping" the word 'dripping' is a verb because 'dripping' is an action. Another example, in the sentence, "The person is interesting" the word 'interesting' is an adjective because 'interesting' is a quality.



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