The Primary Verbs


There are three Primary Verbs in English.
They are:
1. To be ( used to express the realm of being)

2. To have ( used to express the realm of having)

3. To do ( used to express the realm of doing)

The present for of to be are: a) am (used with First Person Singular-I)

b) are (used with First person Plural, Second Person Singular and Plural, Third person Plural- We, You, They)

c) is (Used with Third person singualar-He, She, It.)

The past forms of to be are a) was (used with First person singualar, Third person Singular-I, He, She, It

b) were (used with First Person Plural, Second person Singular and Plural, Third person plural- We, You, They.

The present forms of to have are a) have (used with First Person Singular and plural, Second Person singular and Plural, and Third person Plural- I, We, You, They.
b)has (used with Third person Singualar-He, She, it.

Past of to have is had (used with all the three persons)

The present forms of to do is a) do (used with First Person Singular and plural, Second Person singular and Plural, and Third person Plural- I, We, You, They.

b)does (used with Third person Singualar-He, She, it.

The past form of to do is did (used with all the three persons)

The present participle of primary verbs are being, having and doing

The past Participle of the Primary verbs are Been, had, done
respectively.

The Primary verbs can be used as both auxiliary verbs and main verbs. That is why they are called primary verbs.

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