In this post, I will tell you about action verbs. I will provide the definition and use a few action verbs within sentences. In this way, you will come to know that an action verb is not a non-action verb. Definition of Action Verbs The verbs that express action are called action verbs. If the subject in a sentence can do the action only then, it is an action verb. For example, 1. He worked voluntarily for a non-profit organization. 2. I have cooked your favorite dish. 3. They will … [Read more...]
Dictionary: English Grammar Terms
In this category, I want to explain some grammatical terms. In order to become a better English writer, you should use each word correctly. You must be very careful with word choice. So, you need to be familiar of grammatical terms and you need to clear up your literary concepts.
Below is the list of some dictionary words that include a few important grammatical terms. Must read each post if you want to become an efficient writer.
The accusative case is one of the four cases in English grammar. Case is known as the grammatical function of a noun or pronoun. In a sentence, case shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to the other words. Other than accusative case, the three cases are nominative case, genitive case, and dative case. I will define each of these cases with example sentences. In this way, you will be able to differentiate between all these cases. Accusative Case The accusative case is the case in … [Read more...]
Abstract and concrete nouns are two different classes of nouns. Before explaining these two classes, let me define ‘noun’. Noun: It is defined as a word that is used to refer to a place, thing, person, events, or quality. Now, I will tell you about the two classes of nouns: abstract and concrete nouns. Abstract Nouns Abstract nouns are those nouns that are not concrete. It means that these nouns are intangible. You cannot touch, see, smell, hear, or taste it. It is used to refer an idea, … [Read more...]