Special Verb Constructions: Verbs used in special ways
There are a few verb constructions that need special mention. They are just listed here, and will be described in more detail in the following pages.
Verbs in the passive voice.
Verbs that describe existence or identity.
Verbs that work with main verbs to describe tense or other types of action.
Verbs that work with infinitives to complete one thought.
Verbs that give requests or commands.
Each of these special types of verb constructions will be described more fully in subsequent pages.