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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #91872: Action and Stative Verbs
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    Action and Stative Verbs


    Action Verbs            They show an action rather than a state.

                                  They describe things we do or things that happen.

                                  Action verbs can be used in continuous tenses.

                                  They are sometimes known as ' Dynamic or Active Verbs '.

                                   ( eat, learn, read, reach, jump, run, go etc )


    Stative Verbs            They describe a state rather than an action.

                                   They show thought or opinions, emotions, senses, possession.

                                   Stative Verbs can't be used in continuous tenses.

                                   They are sometimes known as ' State Verbs '.

                                   ( believe, understand, have, hate, love, hear, depend, dislike, concern, consist etc )





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    1. - What at? - I am looking at this funny black dog.

    2. I a bag full of these tin soldiers. I collected them when I was a kid.

    3. This girl standing next to your brother very pretty.

    4. I don't know her but she like such a nice girl.

    5. I my doctor today at twelve o'clock. I have regular checkups.

    6. - What about our new president? - I don't think much of him.

    7. Don't interrupt me! I about my exam now.

    8. I dinner with my friends now. Can you call me later?

    9. Tom has been driving for ten hours. I he must be tired.

    10. I eat a lot of chocolate because I sweets.

    11. Look at my sons! They a letter to Santa Claus.

    12. They a letter to Santa Claus every winter.

    13. My coffee bitter. Pass me the sugar, please.

    14. We our first baby. It will be a boy.

    15. Helen geometry with her father at the moment.









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