Grammar Task 02

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Grammar Section:

700+ Most Common English Verbs List with Useful Examples: (Part 1)
  • Learn Present Continuous Tense, Past Indefinite Tense and Future Indefinite Tense. Use is, am, are, was, were, will be, shall be with “ing” form of the verb.

  • Make Negative Sentences using is not, am not, are not, was not, were not, will not be, shall not be with “ing” form of the verb. Always use “will not be, shall not be” to make negative sentences.
1st Form 2nd Form 3rd Form “Ing” / 4th Form
Be (Is, Am, Are) Was, Were Been Being

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Vocabulary Section:

List of Verbs with Examples.

Verbs List (A)

List of verbs that start with A with verb examples.

  • Accept: I accept your appolozy.
  • Accuse: Tom accused me of lying.
  • Achieve: She achieved remarkable results
  • Acknowledge: She acknowledged receiving assistance.
  • Acquire: Meg acquired many new friends.
  • Adapt: He adapted himself to his new life.
  • Add: I added a room to my house.
  • Adjust: You will soon adjust to living in a dormitory.
  • Admire: I admire your confidence.
  • Admit: He was embarrassed to admit making a mistake.
  • Adopt: I liked your idea and adopted it.
  • Adore: He adores his grandfather.
  • Advise: He advised applying at once.
  • Afford: I can’t afford to spend any more money this week.
  • Agree: Why did you agree to meet her in the first place?
  • Aim: We aim to increase the speed of delivery.
  • Allow: Swimming isn’t allowed here.
  • Announce: She announced her intention to retire.
  • Anticipate: I didn’t anticipate having to do the cooking myself!
  • Apologize: You don’t have to apologize.
  • Appear: Jack appears to be tired today.
  • Apply: Tom applied for a leave of absence.
  • Appreciate: I appreciate having a trouble with his supervisor.
  • Approach: She approached him with a smile on her face.
  • Approve: I don’t think Tom would approve.
  • Argue: I don’t want to argue with you.
  • Arise: The problem has arisen simply because you didn’t follow my instructions.
  • Arrange: Have you arranged to meet Mark this weekend?
  • Arrive: We arrived home late.
  • Ask: Historians frequently ask to consult the collection.
  • Assume: I assume Tom didn’t show up.
  • Assure: I assure you Tom will be perfectly safe.
  • Astonish: I was astonished by his ignorance.
  • Attach: You need to attach your photo to the application form.
  • Attempt: Are you going to attempt to pass the exam?
  • Attend: She attends school at night.
  • Attract: Tom certainly attracted a lot of attention.
  • Avoid: She decided to be a nun in order to avoid meeting him.
  • Awake: Tom awoke at daybreak.

Verbs List (B)

List of verbs that start with B with verb examples.

  • Bake: Tom baked some muffins.
  • Bathe: I bathe every day.
  • Be: He is immature.
  • Bear: I wish she wouldn’t eat so fast. I can’t bear watching her.
  • Beat: You can’t beat me.
  • Become: John became very sick.
  • Beg: I beg to differ with you.
  • Begin: The leaves begin to fall when autumn comes.
  • Behave: Tom always behaves himself well. However, Mary does not.
  • Believe: I believe you’re right.
  • Belong: This bicycle belongs to me.
  • Bend:  Lie flat and let your knees bend.
  • Bet: I bet you know French.
  • Bind: Do you bind books?
  • Bite: I got bitten by mosquitoes.
  • Blow: Tom blew himself up accidentally.
  • Boil: Please boil an egg for me.
  • Borrow: I need to borrow your car.
  • Bounce:  Bounce the ball and try and hit it over the net.
  • Bow: Every child bowed to the teacher.
  • Break: We broke up.
  • Breed: Rabbits breed quickly.
  • Bring: I brought some dessert.
  • Broadcast: We broadcast news on the hour.
  • Build: We need to build a fire.
  • Burn: The spy burned the papers.
  • Burst: John burst into the room.
  • Buy: I’ll buy a lot of candies for you.

Verbs List (C)

List of verbs that start with C with verb examples.

  • Calculate: A computer can calculate very rapidly.
  • Can/Could: Can you give me a ring at about 10?
  • Care: Would you care to join us for dinner?
  • Carry: I don’t carry cash anymore.
  • Catch: Let’s catch a bite.
  • Celebrate: We’re celebrating Tom’s birthday.
  • Change: I changed my mind.
  • Choose: Every day is beautiful if you choose to see it.
  • Chop: Tom chopped down the tree that was in our front yard.
  • Claim: This diet claims to eliminate toxins from the body.
  • Climb: Carlos climbed the mountain.
  • Cling: The mud clung to his shoes.
  • Come: I’m coming today.
  • Commit: David didn’t commit those crimes.
  • Communicate: I can’t communicate with Anna like I used to.
  • Compare: They compared the new car with the old one.
  • Compete: I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Complain: John complained about the weather.
  • Complete: He completed drawing his pictures.
  • Concern: I’m concerned for Anna’s safety.
  • Confirm: The report has yet to be confirmed.
  • Consent: We hope you will consent to act in his stead.
  • Consider: Investors should consider putting some money into an annuity.
  • Consist: A soccer team consists of eleven players.
  • Consult: You’d better consult your doctor.
  • Contain: This box contains five apples.
  • Continue: The finance minister will continue to mastermind Poland’s economic reform.
  • Convince: I’m not totally convinced of that.
  • Cook:  The pizza will then take about twenty minutes to cook.
  • Cost: It’ll cost about 10,000 yen.
  • Count: We’re counting on you.
  • Crawl: Tom crawled into bed just before midnight.
  • Create: I have to create a new website.
  • Creep: We crept toward the enemy.
  • Criticize: Tom criticized Mary for not doing the job correctly.
  • Cry: The baby is crying.
  • Cut: John cut his finger.

Verbs List (D)

List of verbs that start with D with verb examples.

  • Dance: I want to dance.
  • Dare: He didn’t dare to speak to her.
  • Deal: I have to dealt with it.
  • Decide: He has decided to live in France.
  • Defer: She deferred writing my thesis.
  • Delay: Big companies often delay paying their bills.
  • Deliver: Letters are delivered every day.
  • Demand: I demand to know what’s going on.
  • Deny: She denied taking the money.
  • Depend: I can’t depend on you anymore.
  • Describe: John can’t describe how painful it was.
  • Deserve: They didn’t deserve to win.
  • Desire: We all desire success.
  • Destroy: John’s house was destroyed by a hurricane.
  • Determine: I am determined to carry out this plan.
  • Develop: Swimming develops our muscles.
  • Differ: My opinion differs from yours.
  • Disagree: It pains me to disagree with your opinion.
  • Discover: The miner discovered a valuable pocket of gold.
  • Discuss: We briefly discussed buying a second car.
  • Dislike: I dislike being the centre of attention.
  • Distribute: The teacher distributed the leaflets.
  • Dive: John learned to dive when he was five.
  • Do: I don’t know.
  • Doubt: I doubt if it’ll snow.
  • Drag: I had to drag him out of bed.
  • Dream: I dreamt about you.
  • Drill: They intended to drill for oil.
  • Drink:  Can I have something to drink?
  • Drive: He drives a truck.
  • Drop: I dropped my sandwich.
  • Dry: Raisins are dried grapes.

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