transitive verb


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a verb (or verb construction) that requires an object in order to be grammatical

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In the case of the intransitive members of these pairs of verbs, only one of the two potential conditionals is systematically well-formed: the one in which no vowel is inserted into the consonant cluster preceding the -ik, as in porlik--porlana, whereas in the case of the corresponding transitive verbs, the well-formed version is the one involving an (re)inserted vowel: porol--porolna.
Each transitive verb is then a specific mixture of these.
In the next set of examples, (15) is derived from transitive verb like in (9); (16) from a verb with an AGENT like subject like in (10); and (17) from a verb with a THEME like subject like in (11).
The agent role of the third person singular is implied by the presence of only one overt person affix in the transitive conjugation as in (21), (22) and (23) but the agent role of the third person dual is indicated by the dual agent morpheme <-ch> in the transitive verb form as in (24).
The causee with causative verbs derived from transitive verbs is marked with the AT suffix in all Tsezic languages except Bezhta (where it is marked with the Instrumental).
Tense, aspect, transitive verb requiring object, infinitive.
However, she prefers "let's put that date in our diaries" to the much simpler and more succinct transitive verb "diarise".
Thus it follows (if we assume that Croutons are the only relevant Spice-assigners) that a passive participle of a transitive verb must be followed by a Crouton and furthermore that only transitive verbs will appear in passive constructions; thus (16i) follows as a theorem.
I am excruciatingly aware that millions of Americans seem unable to distinguish between lie, an intransitive verb that means 'repose,' and lay, a transitive verb that means 'put.
Hone, as a transitive verb, means "to sharpen"--as in "He honed his knife on a whetsone.
How else can we explain--much less teach the grammatical beauty in--a seemingly everyday sentence containing a transitive verb with a transitive gerund phrase as its object: "I love hitting the ball.
The last time we checked, the transitive verb "to bork" had not made it into the Oxford English Dictionary.
It is a transitive verb in the sense of 'to raise' (to grow tulips) or ' to let grow' (to grow a beard), which seems far too passive to make sense when one talks about one's business.
Queer refers to both the specific sexuality of Cather; it is also used as a transitive verb to describe the writer's interrogation and disruption of the broader culture, as in "Queering America.
One suspects a lack of training in French in some translators, like Charles John Crowle, who renders Labarriere's "nuit sans joie / Ni tristesse" as "joyless but cheerful / Night," or Paul Buck, who makes naitre into a transitive verb, rendering Villard's "pour naitre de la machine" as "to give birth to the machine.