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    Default transitive verbs

    What are transitive verbs?

    I read this in a monolingual dictionary:
    photograph verb [T] to take a photograph of sb/sth.

    What other kinds of verbs exist?

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    Default Re: transitive verbs

    Intransitive ones (no object), like 'smile'.

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    Default Re: transitive verbs

    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Intransitive ones (no object), like 'smile'.
    And that's all? It's so easy?

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    Default Re: transitive verbs

    If you want to wrestle with the concept a bit, try here:
    http://www.usingenglish.com/glossary/middle-verb.html

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