Poll: Must a sentence contain a main verb?

Must a sentence contain a main verb?

Yes
No

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  • Comments: 3
  • Added: February 2004

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Comments:

Barb

If it doesn't have a main verb, it's a sentence fragment or a minor sentence.

Martin

What about the sentance. "What is your name?"

Ash

In the sentence, "What is your name?" 'is' is the main verb. It is simply a form of the verb: be.

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