primary auxiliary verbs

Primary Auxiliary Verbs

An auxiliary verb is one which helps other verbs to make tenses, passive forms etc. There are two groups – primary auxiliaries and modal auxiliaries. Primary auxiliaries Be, do, have and their various forms are called primary auxiliaries. Be is used with other verbs to make progressive and passive verbs forms. I am writing. He was punished for lying. Do is used to make questions, negatives and emphatic forms of non-auxiliary …

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Primary Auxiliaries

The primary auxiliaries are of three kinds: be, do and have. Each of them has different forms. Be The auxiliary be has five forms: is, am, are, was and were. Be also has a present participle (being) and a past participle (been) form. I am writing a novel. He is working on a project. They are playing in the garden. We were waiting for the bus. He was waiting for her. Do Do has three forms: do, does and did. The forms do and does are …

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Auxiliary Verbs

A verb like be, have and do which is used with another verb to make tenses, passive forms, questions and negatives. English auxiliaries are divided into two types: the primary auxiliaries be, have and do, and the modal auxiliaries can, could, will, would, shall, should, may, might, must and ought (to). Need and dare are …

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