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Feb
1

Grammar and Usage: Transitive vs. Intransitive Verbs

All verbs in English follow one or both of the [VERB + OBJECT] or [VERB + ZERO OBJECT] patterns. These patterns describe the function of “transitive” and “intransitive” verbs. A transitive verb follows the pattern [VERB + OBJECT], and an intransitive verb follows…

May
16

observe

@b zuhrv transitive verb definition 1:  to perceive; see. example:  She observed that he was wearing his best suit. definition 2:  to watch closely or make a systematic observation of. example:  She likes to sit by the window and observe the people walking…

Apr
18

rationale

pronunciation: rae shə nael part of speech: noun definition 1. a fundamental reason for doing or being; basis. example: The attack on the naval base provided the rationale for going to war. definition 2. an argument, statement, or sequence of logical steps amounting…