A verb is a word or a group of words (phrase) that is/are used to describe an action, state or occurrence.
Verb হচ্ছে এমন শব্দ বা শব্দ গুচ্ছ যা দ্বারা কোন কাজ, অবস্থা বা ঘটনাকে বোঝায়।
Role of Verb in a sentence:
Verb forms the main part of the predicate of a sentence. Every complete sentence must have a verb.
Actions: read, do, walk, bring, run, learn, eat, etc.
States: be, exist, stand, etc.
Occurrences: happen, become, etc.
Examples:– He is a good man. (Using the most common to be verb)
– We learn from the Web.
– She speaks in English.
– Rimi is thinking about the incident.
Verbs change their forms based on time/tense (past, present, and future), person (first person, second person, and third person), number (singular, plural), voice (active and passive), etc.
Kinds of Verb:
Firstly, verb is divided into two major categories:
i. Finite V.
A Verb which changes its form according to the number, person or tense and must has subject is called finite verb
ii. Non-finite v.
A Non-finite verb is a form of verb that is not limited by person, number or tense in a sentence and cannot act as main verb.