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Auxiliary or Main Verb TO HAVE

Auxiliary or Verb TO HAVE

       Auxiliary or Main Verb TO HAVE. Hello my beloved readers, how are you going? I hope Allah always blesses you all. As we know that a sentence is a group of words usually ​containing a ​verb, that ​expresses a ​thought in the ​form of a ​statement, ​question, ​instruction, or ​exclamation which, when they are written down, begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.

       From the meaning of sentence above, we can conclude that verb plays important role in a sentence, however, sometimes we find weather the word is verb or not especially the word “DO” and “HAVE”. For that, in this occasion I want to share about the function of TO HAVE.

       Before discussing about TO HAVE, I want to discuss about the meaning of auxiliary. What are auxiliary verbs? Auxiliary verbs are also called helping verbs. Auxiliary verbs are used to help/assist the main verb of the sentience.

Now let’s discuss about TO HAVE. read more

The Function of TO DO as Auxiliary or Main Verb

Function of To Do

       The Function of TO DO as Auxiliary or Main Verb. A sentence is a group of words usually ​containing a ​verb, that ​expresses a ​thought in the ​form of a ​statement, ​question, ​instruction, or ​exclamation which, when they are written down, begin with a capital letter and end with a full stop, question mark, or exclamation mark.

        From the meaning of sentence above, we can conclude that verb plays important role in a sentence, however, sometimes we find weather the word is verb or not especially the word “DO” and “HAVE”. For that, in this occasion I want to share about the function of TO DO.

       Before discussing about TO DO, I want to discuss about the meaning of auxiliary. What are auxiliary verbs? Auxiliary verbs are also called helping verbs. Auxiliary verbs are used to help/assist the main verb of the sentience.

Now let’s discuss about TO DO.

  1. Kinds of TO DO

There are four kinds of TO DO, they are:

PresentPastPast Participle
Do

Does

Did  Done  

Examples

 It can be difficult to understand the meaning. read more

The Function of Need to as Auxiliary or Main Verb

The Function of Need To

       The Function of NEED TO as Auxiliary or Main Verb. In English, sometimes we have to use word “NEED TO” in making a sentence. “NEED TO can be function as auxiliary verb or as main verb. For this, I want to share about the function of NEED TO. However, before discussing about NEED TOO, it is necessary to understand about the meaning about auxiliary verb and main verb.

       The meaning of auxiliary verb. An auxiliary verb is a verb that adds functional or grammatical meaning to the clause in which it appears. An auxiliary verb accompanies a main verb. An auxiliary verb is followed by a main verb.

Example

I have finished my homework. (Have=auxiliary verb) and (Finished=main verb)

She can do the best. (can=auxiliary verb) and (do=main verb)

       The meaning of main verb. A main verb is a word used as the final verb in a verb phrase, expressing the lexical meaning of the verb phrase. A main verb is also called “Full Verb” or commonly called “Verb”

Example

I drink tea. (drink is main verb), read more