Poll: Must a sentence contain a main verb?
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- Added: February 2004
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If it doesn't have a main verb, it's a sentence fragment or a minor sentence.
What about the sentance. "What is your name?"
In the sentence, "What is your name?" 'is' is the main verb. It is simply a form of the verb: be.