Verbs

She runs to school every morning.

Verbs are sometimes called “action words” because they are words that describe what a person or a thing is doing. Sit, think, sleep, sing, and climb are all verbs. A sentence must contain a verb to make sense. There are a few special kinds of verb, such as “being” and “helping” verbs, that do slightly different jobs in a sentence.

The dog often lies on the floor.

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