What are types of verb pattern?

What are types of verb pattern?

Here are examples of some of the patterns:

  • Verb + to + verb:
  • Verb + verb + ing:
  • Verb + preposition + verb +ing.
  • Verb + object + verb:

How do you identify the verb patterns?

Verb + Verb patterns

  1. V + INFINITIVE. Most normal verbs use this construction.
  3. V + -ING.
  4. Verbs of likes and dislikes: like, dislike, hate, detest, love, prefer, enjoy…
  5. Other verbs: finish, mind, keep, practice, go on, consider, suggest …
  6. V + O + inf.
  7. V + O + bare inf.
  8. V + O + -ing.

What is verb pattern with example?

Verbs patterns refer to what follows a verb. For example, some verbs can stand alone, (They laughed). Others have to be followed by an object (They loved it). The meaning of the verb is often in the whole pattern, not just in the verb. Click on a topic to learn more about verb patterns.

What verbs are followed by gerunds?

Verbs which can be followed by nouns or gerunds

avoid celebrate consider
dislike dread enjoy
forgive involve keep
postpone prevent resent

How many verb patterns are there?

Verb Patterns

Verb Pattern Structure
verb + object + base form (infinitive without ‘to’) This form is used with a few verbs (let, help and make).
verb + object verb+ing This form is less common than verb object infinitive.
verb + object + clause with ‘that’ Use this form for a clause beginning with ‘that’.

What are the 6 sentence patterns?

There are six basic or simple sentence patterns: Subject/Predicate, Action Verb. Subject/Predicate, Action Verb/Direct Object. Subject/Predicate, Action Verb/Adverb.

What are some examples of a verb?

Action verb examples:

  • Run.
  • Dance.
  • Slide.
  • Jump.
  • Think.
  • Do.
  • Go.
  • Stand.

What does V INF mean?

The verb is followed by a bare infinitive. This pattern has one structure: Verbs in phase.

Can all verbs be gerund?

Some verbs can be followed by an infinitive or a gerund. Knowing when to use an infinitive and when to use a gerund is difficult. The good news is this: only a few verbs commonly appear with gerunds.

How many basic verb are there in English?

sixteen verbs
There are sixteen verbs used in Basic English. They are: be, do, have, come, go, see, seem, give, take, keep, make, put, send, say, let, get.

What are the different types of English verb patterns?

English Verb Patterns. Transitive and Intransitive Verbs. Reporting Verbs. Gerunds and Infinitives Introduction. Gerunds and Infinitives After Certain Verbs 1. Gerunds and Infinitives After Certain Verbs 2. Gerunds and Infinitives After Certain Verbs 3. Let and Make.

What is the pattern of infinitives in English?

The first pattern is when we join a verb to a full infinitive, that is an infinitive with to: I want to hold your hand. If you happen to see them, say ‘Hello’ for me. It’s getting late, I ought to leave.

What is the pattern of verb + preposition + ing?

Let’s turn now to another common pattern, ‘verb + preposition + ing’. Some verbs are followed by a preposition such as ‘interested in’ or ‘guilty of’. Prepositions are generally followed by the ‘ing’ form of the verb so we would say ‘believe in working’ or I’m thinking of taking up’.

How do you follow an English verb with another?

English verbs are often followed by another verb or by an object plus a verb. Depending on what the first verb is, the pattern that follows can be completely different from one verb to the next. It’s an area that many students find tricky.