Definition of Main Verbs -- The type of verb that has the meaning in the word itself. Without main verbs in a sentence, we would not know about the meaning of the sentence.
Example of Main Verbs
- John walks across the street. (You wouldn't know the meaning of the sentence without the word "walks")
- Marry runs so fast. (Likewise, you wouldn't know the meaning of the sentence without the word "walks"
Must know about Main Verbs
- Main verb is sometimes called "lexical verbs."
- There are many forms of verbs depending on the tense.
- John walks across the street. -- Present Simple Tense
- I saw John walked across the street yesterday -- Past Simple tense
- I will walk across this street again tomorrow -- Future Simple tense
- Verb is alsoused differently in active voice and passive voice form.
- I kick John -- Active voice
- I am kicked by John -- Passive voice
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