Verb of perfection
What is verb of perfection means? Can you give some examples.
Re: Verb of perfection
Hmm. I've never heard of a verb of perfection, but there's always a first time for everything. Would you have the context, the sentence you got it from?
In the meantime, 'perfect' means full circle or a complete cycle. In grammar, the term "perfect" is used to refer to verbs that express that one event happened before another event, like this,
EX: I had eaten dinner before I went out.
This event happened first: I had eaten dinner
This event happened next: I went out
Present Tense: eat
Past Tense: ate
Past Participle: eaten
Present Perfect Aspect: have eaten
Past Perfect Aspect: had eaten
When you use the perfect form of the verb, you're expressing that the action represented by that verb happened before another event in time.
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