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    basic verb

    I have often come across 'the base form of the verb' in grammar books. Would it be wrong if I used 'the basic verb' instead?

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    Last edited by Tan Elaine; 23-Jun-2012 at 20:27.

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    Re: basic verb

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I have often come across 'the base form of the verb' in grammar books. Would it be wrong if I used 'the basic verb' instead?

    Thanks.
    Yes, it would.

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    Re: basic verb

    I agree; I would interpret basic verb as meaning one of the essential verbs learned at beginner level like put/take/get, etc.

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