Definition of Helping Verbs -- According to the rule that every sentence needs to have at least one verb. Therefore, we need helping verb to fullfill this rule for the sentence that doesn't require main verb.
Examples of Helping Verbs
- Linda is a doctor.
- I don't believe you anymore.
Must know about Helping Verbs
- Helping verb can be called Auxiliary verb
- According to the rule that one sentence needs to have at least one verb, we need helping verb to be in a sentence that main verb does not exist
- John is a doctor (Verb to be "is" acts as a verb in the sentence)
- The name "helping verb" derives from its functionality to "help" main verb.
- I do not love you anymore (Do is a helping verb to help "love" in negative sentence.)
- Can you take that book for me? (Can is a helping verb to help "take" in question sentence.)
- There are many more to say about helping verbs. Coming soon....
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