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  1. natalieverghese
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    hi,

    I would like to know what finite , and infinite verbs are , in an easy language.

    thankyou.

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    Re: finite and infinite verbs

    Quote Originally Posted by natalieverghese View Post
    hi,

    I would like to know what finite , and infinite verbs are , in an easy language.

    thankyou.
    Hello
    Have you checked this yet?
    Finite Verbs - Glossary Definition - UsingEnglish.com

    They are less common grammatical terms - that is to say, as an average person they aren't terms I use and I had to look them up first to remind myself. The finite example: 'I go' is finite because there's a limit placed on the verb 'go': 'I' is the limit so it defines the verb 'go' in limiting terms.
    'to go' such as, 'I like to go...' doesn't have the same limit placed on it. This is how I have understood the terms, at any rate.

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