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What type of verb describes physical or mental action?



This question is part of 8 parts of Speech Test practice
Asked by Wyatt Williams, Last updated: Feb 15, 2020

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T. ADAMS

Here to relax my mind a bit

T. ADAMS, Senior Executive, MBA, Andalusia

Answered Jun 20, 2019

The correct answer to this question is an action verb. They are also known as dynamic verbs. It is used to describe what a subject of the sentence is doing or what they have done in the past. Used in the English language, there are several examples of action verbs.

A great way to determine whether a verb is an action verb is to read the sentence aloud and see if the verb used is something that can be physically or mentally do. If so, it is an action verb. If it is something that they can instead feel or be, it is a non-action verb.

 

O. Bickis

Get immense pleasure in traveling and writing about visiting places.

O. Bickis, Corporate employee, MBA, Stockton

Answered Feb 28, 2019

The answer to this is an action verb. The verb is something that is used in order to describe what a person or an object is doing.

For example, the subject is reading. Reading is going to be the verb here and it perfectly describes what the subject’s activity is. There are other types of verbs that are also used in different ways.

The linking verb is the type of verb that will connect the subject to an adjective or a noun. The helping verb is another verb that can be used before the action or the linking verb in order to provide the additional information needed to make the sentence easily understood.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered May 26, 2017

We wrote action and the last one we wrote object but it counted it wrong.
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 11, 2017

Action , action verb, action verbs
 

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