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    Question what is finite verbs?

    hello , i am a student connected to you from pakistan.i am asking what the differences between finite and non finite verbs are.

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    Re: what is finite verbs?

    Finite verbs are those that occur in various tenses, moods and aspects, and that can change in the sentence depending on the subject. Here are some examples:

    He is sitting.
    They ran.
    I will have been rushed.

    Nonfinite verbs are of three kinds only-- '-ed' and '-ing' forms standing alone, and infinitives. Here are some examples:

    The man standing in the corner is my husband.
    Painted by daVinci, the Mona Lisa hangs in the Louvre.
    I like to sit in the sunshine.
    Let me help you with your coat.

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