Tags: cbse Class 8 WorksheetsMacmillan English Ferry class 8 A helping verb tells when the action of a sentence takes place. The verb helping has several forms on, is, are, were and will be. Examples: A. Highlight the subject (or composite subject), then co-click on the verb that corresponds to it. The first one was made for you. Verb A verb says what something does or exists. Examples: Fill the spaces with a verb form corresponding to the subject. Question 3. Highlight the verbs in the sentences below and indicate whether they are in the active or passive voice. (i) Sita loves Savitri. (ii) The wall is built by the mason. (iii) Some boys helped the injured man.
(iv) The man killed the snake. v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Answer: (i) Sita loves Savitri. – (Active) (ii) The wall is built by the mason. – (Passive) (iii) Some boys helped the injured. – (Active) (iv) Man killed the snake. – (Active) (v) The food prepared by Asha was eaten by Ram. Prepared – (active) eaten – (Passive) A verb must correspond to its subject in number and in person. (a) If the subject is a third person is singular, most English verbs end in -s or -it, but there are no -s or -it in plural third. He goes to school.
You go to school. Sita goes to school. Sita and Rama go to school. They`re eating a mango. Ram eats a mango. Exceptions (i) The verb `be` and its forms are an exception to this rule: it is a friend. I`m your friend. They`re friends.
Insert the shape of the present into the spaces. The verbs are in parentheses. 1. A new home……. Lots of money. (costs) 2. The new car…….. Very quickly.
(walking) 3. Most things … more than before. (costs) 4. This plane……… Faster than sound. (Mouches) 5. The lawn ……… It`s good in the summer. (see) 6. These children……… very healthy.
(see) 7. One of the players……… From my village. (to come) 8. These people…….. us in their own cars. (to come) Answers: 1. Cost 2.
works 3. Cost 4. Fly 5. looks 6. 7. 7. comes 8. come Some nouns that are plural in form, but singularly in the sense, take a singular verb.
Example: (ii) Can, must, must and must and auxiliaries have and should not have “s” in singular or plural. What the Lord will ask, the servant will do. The servants will do what they ask. If “wants” is a complete verb meaning desire, it follows the rule for most other verbs and accepts `-s` if the subject is a singular third person. No matter what God wants, man cannot change. Words that end with `y` and have a consonant before that `y` the `y` in T and `-it is added if the subject is a singular third person. Ram`s counting on me. He`s doing his best. He`s flying a kite. The title of a book, play, history, musical composition and the name of a country, although plural in the form of a singular verb. Example: words associated with a singular subject, with, in addition or parentetic, and therefore have no influence on the number of verbs.
Example: verbs have three main parts. They are present, from the past and past participants.