Senin, 27 Mei 2013

VERBS



Verb form may be classified as follows:

Base form - after modal
Start
Think
Draw
Write
Run
Let

Example:
·        She can sing well. (She sings well à without modal)
·        The police artist will draw the criminal’s face.
·        I must write the paper now for tomorrow’s discussion.
·        He should let the dog out in the evening.

Infinitive - to show purpose
To start
To Think
To Draw
To Write
To Run
To Let

Examples:
·        He set aside his salary to start his own business.
·        To write well, we must practice writing a lot.
·        He is working part time in order to finish his thesis.
·        It was thoughtful of her to buy me a watch.
·        The doorbell is too high to ring.

Gerund
Starting
Thinking
Drawing
Writing
Running
Letting

Examples:
·        My father is very fond of reading.
·        I’m thingking of writing another novel.
·        John is looking forward to running his father’s store.

Past participle
Started
Thought
Drawn
Written
Run
Let

Examples:
·        The principal wan enraged by the student’s behavior.
·        The contract has been signed.
·        The students behavior had enraged the principal.
·        Mr. Hung has signed the contract.

Simple past form
Started
Thought
Drew
Wrote
Ran
Let

Examples:
·        I started to cry as I listened to his account.
·        He wrote a letter to say that he could’t come to New York.
·        Donny saw Andy off to the office.

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