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Verbs - Glossary of Terms


A verb is a doing word.  It is used to express an action (e.g., to fly, to think, to sing) or a state of being (e.g., to be, to exist). 
Who is the clown that painted my office? [show me the verb]

This is covered in more detail in the lesson "verbs".

Associated pages:
What are verbs?
Glossary of grammatical terms

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