Term: Dynamic Verbs

Definition:

A dynamic verb is one that can be used in the progressive (continuous) aspect, indicating an unfinished action.

EG: She's lying on the bed. (An incomplete action in progress)


 

See Also: Auxiliary Verb; Ditransitive Verb; Finite Verb; Inchoative Verb; Intransitive Verb; Irregular Verb; Modal Verb; Non-finite Verb; Performative Verb; Phrasal Verb; Regular Verb; Stative Verb; Transitive Verb; Verb Group; Verb Phrase

Category: Verbs and Tenses

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