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Action Verbs 6th

Action Verbs and Linking Verbs

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verb a verb express actions or contition of a person, place or thing
action verb an action verb indicates the action of a person or thing. The action may be visible or mental
linking verb a linking verb connects a noun or pronoun to a word that identifies or describes the noun or pronoun
helping verb a helping verb is a verb that comes before the main verb and adds to its meaning
adjective a adjective is a word that describes something
definite article The, it points to a specific person, place or thing
indefinite a, an, they point to any member of a group of similar prople, places, or things
proper adjective a proper adjective is (1) a proper noun used as an adjective or (2) an adjective formed from a proper noun
personal pronoun can be used as an adjective if it modifies a noun
adverb is a word that modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb
preposition relates a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentences
conjuntions connect words, groups of words and whole sentences
interjections are words that express sudden excitement or strong feeling
subject tells who or what the sentence is about
predicate tells something about the subject
simple subject is the main word or words in the subject part of the sentence. It answers the question WHO? or WHAT? in relation to the verb
simple predicate is a verb that tells what the subject does, what is done to the subject, or what the condition of the subject is
complete subject includes the simple subject and the words related to it.
complete predicate includes the verb(simple predicate) and the words related to it
compound subject includes two or more simple subjects that have the same verb
compound predicate includes two or more verbs that relate to the same subject
direct object is a noun or pronoun that appears with an action verb and receives the action of the verb
indirect object is a noun or pronoun usually located between an action verb and a direct object
predicate noun is a noun that appears with a subject and a linking verb
predicate adjective is an adjective that follows a subject and a linking verb
phrase is a group of words that functions in a sentence as a single part of speech. Phrase do not contain a subject and a verb
adjective phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a noun or pronoun by telling what kind or which one
adverb phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb. Adverb phrases point out where, when in what way or to what extent.
appositive is a noun or pronoun placed after another noun or pronoun to identify, rename or explain it.
appositive phrase is a noun or pronount with modifier.
subordinate clause has a subject and a verb but cannot stand by itself as complete sentence
simple sentence consists of a single independent clause
compound sentence consists of two or more independent clauses
complex sentence consists of one indenpendent clause and one or more subordinate clauses
declarative sentence states an idea and ends with a period
interrogative sentence asks a question and ends with a question mark
imperative sentence gives an order or a direction and ends with either a period or an exclamation mark
exclematory sentence conveys strong emotion and ends with an exclamation mark
fragment is a group of words that does not express a complete thought but is punctuated as a sentence
run-on is two or more complete sentences that are not properly joined or separated
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