Chapter 5: Using Verbs
The verb is perhaps the most important part of the sentence. A verb or compound verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and expresses actions, events, or states of being.
In each of the following sentences, the verb or compound verb appears highlighted:
The verb "bites" describes the action Dracula takes.
Here the compound verb "will plant" describes an action that will take place in the future.
In this sentence, the verb "was" (the simple past tense of "is") identifies a particular person and the verb "remembered" describes a mental action.