transitive verb

  1. a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical
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  • Anscombe had drawn attention to the fact that perceptual verbs satisfy the tests for non-extensionality or intensionality (see the entry on intensional transitive verbs). The Problem of Perception
  • most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German
  • Most transitive verbs govern the accusative case in German.
  • The real challenges always came with the sophisticated adjectives, the adverbs, and the intransitive verbs.
  • Any halfway decent teacher should be able to explain the difference between transitive and intransitive verbs.
  • Can you give an example of a ditransitive verb? The Times Literary Supplement
  • In the sentence 'I tried to persuade him, but he wouldn't come', 'come' is an intransitive verb.
  • Can anyone give me an example of a transitive verb?
  • The fact of the matter is that want is a transitive verb, and hence requires an object, whether that object is a noun phrase, or a non-finite clause (formed with an infinitive), as in We want to learn English. G is for Gerund « An A-Z of ELT
  • Transitive verbs take a direct object.
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