English Grammar: Verb Group

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Definition:

A verb group consists of a verb and an auxiliary verb or a modal verb:

EXAMPLES OF VERB GROUPS:

 

  • She shouldn't do that. (Modal + verb)
  • I haven't seen her. (Auxiliary + verb)

See Also:

Auxiliary Verb; Ditransitive Verb; Dynamic Verb; Finite Verb; Inchoative Verb; Intransitive Verb; Irregular Verb; Modal Verb; Regular Verb; Stative Verb; Transitive Verb; Verb Phrase

Category:

Verbs and Tenses

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