Pengertian dan Contoh Kalimat Main/Full Verb

Pengertian Main Verb

Main verb adalah verb apapun (termasuk linking verb) yang bukan merupakan auxiliary verb. Kata kerja ini dikenal juga dengan istilah full verb atau lexical verb.

Contoh Kalimat Main Verb:

1 They go to school by bus.
(Mereka pergi ke sekolah dengan bus.)
2 Water boils at 100 degrees Celcius.
(Air mendidih pada suhu 100 derajat celcius.)

Main Verb dan Auxiliary

seringkali tidak muncul sendirian melainkan bersama satu atau lebih auxiliary verb.

Contoh Main Verb dan Auxiliary:

Auxiliary Main Verb Complete Verb Contoh Kalimat
is studying is studying He is studying now.
(Dia sedang belajar sekarang.)
have read have read I have read this book.
(Saya telah membaca buku ini.)
will come will come I will attend the seminar if you pick me up.
(Saya akan menghadiri seminar tersebut jika kamu menjemput.)
have, been walking have been walking We have been walking for an hour.
(Kita telah berjalan selama satu jam.)

Main Verb, Phrase, dan Clause

Main verb biasanya muncul segera setelah subject (bisa juga disela suatu phrase atau clause; lihat subject-verb agreement)

Contoh Kalimat Main Verb:

Subject – Verb Contoh Kalimat Main Verb
“normal” The table has been repaired.
(Meja tersebut telah diperbaiki.)
disela phrase The table, made of marble, has been repaired.
disela clause The table, which is made of marble, has been repaired.
(Meja yang terbuat dari marmer telah diperbaiki.)

Soal Verb Phrase (+/- auxiliary + main verb)

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Semoga penjelasan materi main verb ini bermanfaat dan mohon maaf jika ada kekurangan.

References:

  1. Main Verb. http://grammar.about.com/od/mo/g/Main-Verb.htm. Accessed on March 17, 2013.
  2. Main Verbs and Auxiliaries. http://www.sinclair.edu/centers/tlc/pub/handouts_worksheets/grammar_punctuation_writing/main_verbs_and_auxiliaries.pdf. Accessed on March 17, 2013.
  3. Subjects and Main Verbs. http://people.rit.edu/kecncp/Courses/Materials/Grammar/Subjects-MainVerbs.htm. Accessed on March 17, 2013.

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