Basic English Grammar

What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples

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What is a verb?

English is considered the official language in almost all the countries of the world.  English opens up new avenues in our daily lives.  Because English has become an international communication language.

To learn English, you must first learn grammar. That’s why we have come up with verbs and their types. In this article, you are going to learn verbs and their types with Urdu to English examples. This lesson will shine your English grammar. You can also download this article in PDF format the download link at the end of this article.

Definition of Verb

A verb is a word or combination of words that indicates action or a state of being.

فعل ایک لفظ یا الفاظوں کا مجموعہ ہے جو عمل یا ہونے کی حالت یا حالت کی نشاندہی کرتا ہے


Be, think, like, own, eat, play

A verb is a word that expresses :

A physical action  جسمانی کام/عمل plays Ali plays hockey.
A mental action  زہنی کام /عمل guessed Sana guessed the right number.
A state of being ہونے کی حالت am I am a boy.

Some more use of the verb in sentences

He writes a letter. وہ خط لکھتا ہے۔
We bought a table. ہم نے ایک میز خریدی۔
I like fresh apples. مجھے تازہ سیب پسند ہیں۔
They play hockey. وہ ہاکی کھیلتے ہیں۔

What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples

Types of verbs:

Stative  verb

  • Dynamic verb
  • Main verb
  • Helping verb
  • Regular verb
  • Irregular verb
  • Transitive verb
  • Intransitive verb

Stative Verb with Examples:

A verb that shows a situation is known as a stative verb.

They are, like, have, think, own.

Emotional Mind/ Opinions  Senses  States
Like Understand Smell Be
Love Remember Taste have
Dislike  Believe Feel Own
Hate Know Hear
Prefer Seem Sound
Want Agree See



I have a large family. میرا ایک بڑا خاندان ہے۔


Hira likes ice cream. حرا کو آئس کریم پسند ہے۔


I understand this lesson. میں اس سبق کو سمجھتا ہوں۔


This bag belongs to me. یہ بیگ میرا ہے۔


I have believed in ghosts since I was a child. میں بچپن سے بھوتوں پر یقین رکھتا ہوں۔

Dynamic verb with Examples

Those verbs in which there is an action or event there is usually movement of hands and legs are called dynamic verbs.



You kicked the ball. تم نے گیند کو لات ماری۔


She will come home. وہ گھر آجائے گی۔
  • We can use dynamic Verbs to form the continuous tenses.
to play I am playing with my friends. میں اپنے دوستوں کے ساتھ کھیل رہا ہوں۔
to eat She was eating lunch with him. وہ اس کے ساتھ دوپہر کا کھاناکھا رہی تھی۔
to speak We will be speaking with him late. ہم اس کے ساتھ دیر سے بات کریں گے۔

What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples

Main Verb?/ Action verb

Verbs that show physical activity are known as action verbs. jumping, cooking, dancing, shouting are action verbs.



He is jumping. وہ چھلانگ لگا رہا ہے۔


She is cooking. وہ پکا رہی ہے۔


We were dancing. ہم رقص کر رہے تھے۔


I go to the zoo. میں چڑیا گھر جاتا ہوں۔


We come to the forest. ہم جنگل میں آتے ہیں۔


She eats the rice. وہ چاول کھاتی ہے۔


He drinks the water. وہ پانی پیتا ہے۔

List of Action Verbs

Collar  Log
Fan Link
File Listen
Cure Link
Manage Bow
Maim Meet
Rock Obtain
Hang Drive

Helping Verb

Verbs that help the main verb in a sentence by extending its meaning.

is am are
was were has/have
had did do/does


She is making dinner for us now. وہ اب ہمارے لیے رات کا کھانا بنا رہی ہے۔
She was given the grand prize. اسے عظیم الشان انعام دیا گیا۔
What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples
Regular and irregular verbs with Examples:

Regular Verb:

The verbs that end in -ed or -d to indicate an action in the past are called a regular verb.

For instant:

Turn –turned, play –played.

verbs that do not end in -ed or -d to indicate an action in the past are called irregular verb.

For instant:

sleep –slept, eat –ate.

Infinitive (base) Present Past Past


To cook Cook/cooks To cook cooked cooking
To go Go/goes went gone going
To be Is/am/are Was/were been being
To read Read/reads read read reading


What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples

Transitive Verb

A transitive verb always takes/needs an object.

Object: A noun or pronoun that receives the action.


Ali kicked. Ali kicked the ball.
I made. I made a cake.
She kissed She kissed the baby.
Intransitive verb
  • Doesn’t require an Object.


The old man laughed loudly.

Common error alerts!

The thief climbed and then escaped. Wrong
The thief climbed over the wall and then escaped. Right

What Is Verb Types Of Verbs And Examples

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