This group contains most of the verbs in English.
These are usually physical actions which you can see somebody doing.
These verbs can be used in all tenses.
to run, to walk, to eat, to fly, to go, to say, to touch, etc...
These verbs can be used in continuous tenses (verb + ing) and others.
Here are some examples:
Present continuous -
They are sleeping
right now. Simple Present:
I eat breakfast every day. Simple Past:
She ate breakfast. Past continuous
- Dad was cleaning
the house when I arrived. Future continuous
- I will be travelling
to Maldives this time tomorrow. Present perfect
continuous - We have been living in
this city for three years.
Group 2 --- Non-Continuous
These verbs are also called stative verbs. Those verbs are
rarely or never used in continuous tenses (verb + ing). These verbs are
usually actions we cannot
see somebody doing.
I know him.
I am knowing
to go home. She is wanting
to go home.
What are stative verbs?Which verb is a stative
verb o r not?
They are divided into some groups:
We don't know when he's arriving. believe:
He believes that all children are born with equal
I don't imagine (that) they have much money
I want to learn French.
realize : I
realize how difficult it's going to be. feel:
I feel I'm right. doubt:
I don't doubt his abilities. need:
I need time.
I don't understand you. suppose:
I suppose he is right. remember:
I don't remember that. prefer: I
prefer red one. think:
I think he is lying. forget:
I often forget that word.
does this word mean?
She doesn't recognize me.
has two cars. possess:
She possesses two cars. own:
She owns two cars. belong: It
belongs to her.
Verbs like: They
like pop music. love: She
loves me. hate: We
fear: I fear
envies her sister. mind:
I don't mind having a dog in the house.
I don't care how much it costs.
appreciate your success.
The food tastes great. hear:
Do you hear me?
Do you see me?
It smells terrible.
The cat's fur feels soft.
Others: seem: He's
16, but he often seems younger. cost:
It costs a lot to buy a house. be:
He is rich. consist
of : The team consists of four
students. look :
You look tired
owe: He owes
me $1000 exist:
Ghosts don't exist.
Don't eat foods which contain fat. appear:
He appears to be asleep. weigh: It
weighs a ton.
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