Transitive and Intransitive Verb : English Grammar Part 1 | Summary and Q&A

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Transitive and Intransitive Verb : English Grammar Part 1

TL;DR

This video explains the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs and how to identify them in sentences.

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Key Insights

  • ❓ Verbs describe actions or states of being.
  • ❓ Transitive verbs have an object, while intransitive verbs do not.
  • ❓ Passive voice sentences always have transitive verbs.
  • 🧑‍🏭 Some verbs can act as both transitive and intransitive, depending on the sentence structure.
  • 😷 To identify a transitive verb, ask "what/whom" after the verb to find the object.
  • 😷 The subject of a sentence can be identified by asking "who/what" before the verb.
  • 🙊 Certain verbs like "stop," "speak," "kick," and "feel" can be used as both transitive and intransitive.

Transcript

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Questions & Answers

Q: How do you identify a transitive verb?

To identify a transitive verb, ask "what/whom" after the verb to find the object. If there is an object, it is a transitive verb.

Q: Do all sentences in passive voice have transitive verbs?

Yes, all sentences in passive voice have transitive verbs. In passive voice, the subject receives the action of the verb, and there is always an object.

Q: Can a verb be both transitive and intransitive?

Yes, some verbs can act as both transitive and intransitive, depending on how they are used in a sentence. Verbs like "stop," "speak," "kick," and "feel" can be transitive or intransitive.

Q: How do you identify the subject in a sentence?

To identify the subject in a sentence, ask "who/what" before the verb. The answer to this question is the subject of the sentence.

Summary & Key Takeaways

  • Verbs describe actions or states of being. They can tell us what a person or thing does, what is done to a person or thing, or what a person or thing is.

  • Transitive verbs have an object that receives the action of the verb, while intransitive verbs do not have an object.

  • To identify a transitive verb, ask "what/whom" after the verb to find the object. If there is no object, it is an intransitive verb.

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