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    sit

    Hi,

    I sit in a chair.
    I sat him on the wall.

    "Sit" is a verb. It is used in both ways. What type of verb is it? I have forgotten what it is called.

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    Re: sit

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    I sit in a chair.
    In that sentence, "sit" is an intransitive verb.

    Quote Originally Posted by Untaught88 View Post
    I sat him on the wall.
    In that sentence, "sit" is a transitive verb.

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    Re: sit

    There's another word for it but I have forgotten it. I even searched. Can you think, please?

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    Re: sit

    It's an ambitransitive verb.

    (Not a lot of people know that — I didn't until I looked it up, and I'll forget it as soon as I go on to the next thread.

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