Questions tagged with transitive

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please tell me how "known' is a transitive verb
Why is "known" a transitive verb in the sentence, "William Blake is best known for two poems, "The Tyger" and ...
known transitive verb 0 votes, asked Jan 05 by Mark Galpin
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Transitive or Intransitive
Is the following sentence grammatically correct? Bananas are the easiest to peel. I have used the verb 'peel' intransitively, but ...
verb intransitive transitive +1 vote, asked Dec 25 '15 by Abdul Quadir
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Is this sentence correct? The usage of "wean"
I found the following sentence in a textbook. "You can give these granules with milk since the baby has already ...
wean transitive verb presentperfectcontinuous +1 vote, asked Nov 07 '15 by Ino
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Transitive and intransitive
Hi, I have some questions: 1. What are the transitive and the intransitive verbs? 2. When do I use them? ...
transitive intransitive example Thanks 0 votes, asked Sep 22 '15 by Santiago
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Wait as a transitive verb.
My friend and I are having an argument. He says that it is proper to say "What are we waiting?" ...
transitive intransitive direct object PREPOSITIONAL 0 votes, asked Nov 25 '14 by Faris Sweiss
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Difference between the use of Enchanted and Enchanting????
Dear Grammarly Answer Community, I'm trying to figure out the difference between the words "enchanted promises" and "enchanting promises", is ...
adjective transitive verb 0 votes, asked Mar 04 '14 by Chris
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helping verb confusion
For the sentence Can you try to see things my way? What is the main verb of the sentence? "Try" ...
transitive intransitive direct object 0 votes, asked Nov 08 '13 by sali
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is "running ...." sentence comparison
In comparing 1. He is running. Intransitive verb "running?" or is the verb "is running" or just "is" ? 2. ...
linking transitive intransitive Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 05 '13 by sali
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Both Transitive and Linking at the same time?
Can a verb ever be considered to be both Transitive and Linking, ie when a Transitive verb takes an objective ...
linking transitive 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '13 by sali
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Intransitive verb + preposition becomes Transitive
I am trying to explain to my class the concept of the case where Intransitive verbs + proposition = Transitive ...
intransitive transitive Verbs 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '13 by sali
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Identifying Intransitive and Transitive Verbs
My grammar book organizes verbs under "Intransitive Verbs that can be used Transitively" and also "Transitive Verbs that can be ...
intransitive transitive 0 votes, asked Oct 04 '13 by sali
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"Struggle" + infinitive = transitive?
"Gertrude struggled to lug the bag up the steps." Would you say the infinitive "to lug" is the direct object ...
transitive Infinitives 0 votes, asked Sep 26 '13 by TFeliz
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Difference between object of a transitive verb and the complement of an intransitive verb
I am having trouble understanding transitive, intransitive and linking verbs: Can a linking verb / "verb of incomplete predication" ever ...
linking verb transitive 0 votes, asked Sep 23 '13 by sali
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transitive or intransitive verbs
The bot laughed. I know a funny little man.
transitive intransitive laughed funny -2 votes, asked Jan 19 '13 by Christina Thompson
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transitive or intransitive verbs
The sun rises in the east. Bad boys hide their fault. The fire burnt the house.
transitive intransitive rises hide burnt -2 votes, asked Jan 19 '13 by Christina Thompson
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transitive or intransitive verbs
1.The frog jumped out of the pond. 2.I met a little cottage girl. 3.My new watch keeps good time.
transitive intransitive jumped met watch -2 votes, edited Jan 19 '13 by Christina Thompson
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transitive or intransitive verbs
humpty dumpty sat on a wall
transitive intransitive SAT 0 votes, asked Jan 19 '13 by Christina Thompson
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