kata kerja (Verb) dalam bahasa inggris

Kata kerja dalam bahasa Inggris dibagi menjadi tiga jenis yaitu.
1. Continuous Verbs
Jenis pertama disebut "Continuous Verbs", pada umumnya kata kerja bahasa Inggris bertipe jenis ini. Cirri yang menonjol adalah kata kerja ini merupakan kegiatan secara fisik yang biasa dilakukan orang.

Continuous Verbs
to run, to walk, to eat, to fly, to go, to say, to touch etc.


I eat bread every week.
I am eating dinner now

2. Non Continuous Verbs
Jenis Kedua disebut "Non-continuous Verbs", Ciri yang menonjol adalah kata kerja ini merupakan sesuatu yang tidak bisa orang kerjakan. Kata kerja ini jarang digunakan dalam "continuous" tenses. yaitu:

Abstract Verbs
to be, to want, to cost, to seem, to need, to care, to contain, to owe, to exist...

Possession Verbs
to possess, to own, to belong...

Emotion Verbs
to like, to love, to hate, to dislike, to fear, to envy, to mind...


He is here now. Correct
He is being here now. Not Correct

He wants a drink now. Correct
He is wanting a drink now. Not Correct

3. Mixed Verbs
Jenis ketiga adalah "Mixed Verbs", sedikit sekali kata kerja yang masuk dalam jenis ini.Ciri yang khas adalah kata kerja ini mempunyai dua arti yaitu berlaku seperti "Non-continuous Verbs", dan "Continuous Verbs."

Mixed Verbs
to have, to appear, to see, to hear, to feel, to weigh, to look ...


to appear:
Donna appears confused. Non-continuous Verb
(Donna seems confused.)

My favorite singer is appearing at the jazz club tonight. Continuous Verb
(My favorite singer is giving a performance at the jazz club tonight.)

to hear:
She hears the music. Non-continuous Verb
(She hears the music with her ears.)

She is hearing voices. Continuous Verb
(To hear something others cannot hear. She is hearing voices in her mind.)

to feel:
The massage feels great. Non-continuous Verb
(The massage has a pleasing feeling.)

I don't feel well today. Continuous or Non-continuous Verb
I am not feeling well today.
(I am a little sick.)

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