Verbs

A verb describes what a person or thing does or what happens. For example, verbs describe:

an action – run, hit, travel

an event – rain, occur

a situation – be, seem, have

a change – become, grow, develop


The basic form of a verb is known as the  infinitive. It’s often preceded by the word ‘to’:

Molly decided to follow him.

He began to run back.