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Verb & Their Types Explained Clearly in English & Urdu!

Verb & Their Types
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Verb  and its Type with Urdu and English  Examples

Have you ever wondered what a verb is and how many types of verbs exist? Verbs are a crucial part of language, expressing action or state of being. In this article, we will explore the definition of verbs and their types in both Urdu and English languages, along with examples to help you understand them better.

Definition of Verbs with examples

A word that denotes being / having/ doing/ action / or a state is called a verb.

ایسا لفظ جو “کام کا ہونا ، ملکیت رکھنا ، کرنا ، عمل یا حالت” بیان کرے     ورب کہلاتا ہے۔

Examples: Read, Write, Come, Go, Play, Is, Am, Are, Have, Has, Had, etc.

  • Ali is a player.
  • we have a beautiful house.
  • The boys are singing a song.
  • The sky looks bright.

Types of  Verbs with Examples

  • 1) Transitive verb
  • 2)  Intransitive verb
  • 3) Dynamic verb
  • 4)  Stative verb
  • 5) Auxiliary verb
  • 6) linking verb
  • 7). Emotive verb
  • 8) Factual verb

Definition of Transitive verb  with examples

A transitive verb is poor of the object; without an object, it doesn’t give clear and complete meaning.

فعل متعدی مفعول کا محتاج ہوتا ہے بغیر مفعول کے یہ واضح و مکمل معنی نہیں دیتا۔

Formula:  Sub + (H.V) + V + Obj + .


1)Eat کھانا   :

He is eating______.(Incomplete)

He is eating an apple. (Complete)

2) Drink پینا              :

She is drinking_____(Incomplete)

She is drinking water. (Complete)

Definition of Intransitive verb with examples

An intransitive verb is not poor of the object; it gives clear and complete meaning without an object.

فعل لازم  مفعول کا محتاج نہیں ہوتا ہے ، یہ بغیر مفعول کے واضح و مکمل معنی دیتا ہے۔


The sun is shining.

سورج چمک رہا ہے۔

He is dying.

وہ مر رہا ہے۔

Birds fly in the air.

پرندے ہوا میں اڑتے ہیں۔

The sun rises in the east.

سورج مشرق میں غروب ہوتا ہے۔

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What is the difference between intransitive and transitive verbs?

Hey there! The main difference between intransitive and transitive verbs is that intransitive verbs don’t need a direct object to complete their meaning, while transitive verbs do.

Let me give you an example

Intransitive Verbs Transitive Verbs
Don’t require a direct object to complete their meaning Require a direct object to complete their meaning
Example: “She sleeps.” Example: “She reads a book.”
Example: “The flowers bloomed.” Example: “He ate a sandwich.”
Example: “I laughed.” Example: “They played soccer.”

Definition of Dynamic verb  with examples

The verb in which there is an action or event or there is usually a moment of hands and legs is called a dynamic verb.


She is writing a letter.

وہ خط لکھ رہی ہے۔

He was eating food.

وہ کھانا کھا رہا تھا۔

They were running.

وہ دوڑ رہے تھے۔

He will come tomorrow.

وہ کل آئے گا۔

We will help you.

ہم آپ کی مدد کریں گے۔

Definition of Stative verb with examples

The stative verb usually shows mental feelings, emotions, and also a state of a person / a thing. There is usually mental involvement rather than hand and leg movement.

The following are stative verbs.

worry went know
understand Fear like
dislike believe concern
consist expect care
own posses prefer
realize Recognize seem

Note: Stative verbs are used in the present or the past simple tenses to express a continued state.


He likes her. (Not, he is liking her.)
She loves him. (Not, she is loving him.)
We hate them. (Not, we are hating them.)

Definition of Auxiliary verb with examples

They are three kinds of auxiliary verbs

  • Primary auxiliary verb/helping verb
  • The be forms ( is, am, are, was, were, been) and do, does, have, and has been called an auxiliary verb.
  • Model auxiliary verb
  • Can, could, should. Must, ought to may, might, will, shall, would, used to, etc. are called model auxiliary verbs.
  • Semi-model auxiliary verb
  • Need and dare are called semi-model auxiliary verbs.


I can drive a car.

Do you write a letter?

This is a book.

He has a pen.

You are an intelligent student.

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Definition of linking verbs with examples

Linking verbs connect the subject and verb to give more information. A verb, such as a form of being or seem that joins the subject of sentences to a complement is called a linking verb.


That fish smells bad.

This chocolate is good.

Those roses turned green.

Bilal looks happy

Bilal is happy.

Definition of Emotive verb with examples

Emotive and suasive verbs are followed by a that-clause usually with should.


The clerk is protesting that their salaries should be increased.

کلرک سراپا احتجاج   ہیں کہ ان کی تنخواہوں میں اضافہ کیا جائے۔

We are demanding that they should help us.

مارا مطالبہ ہے کہ وہ ہماری مدد کریں۔

Definition of Factual verb with examples

The factual verbs are followed by a that-clause.


  • Public verb
  • Private verb

Definition of Public verb with examples

Those verbs which introduce indirect statements are called public verbs.


They complain that the teachers don’t come on time.

وہ شکایت کرتے ہیں کہ استاد وقت پر نہیں آتے ہیں۔

She says that we will not come here.

وہ کہتی ہے کہ ہم یہاں نہیں آئیں گے۔

They deny that they have stolen the car.

وہ مسترد کرتے ہیں کہ انہوں نے کار نہیں چرائی ۔

Definition of Private verb with examples

The verb in which there is the involvement of mental feeling, state, or acts is called a public verb.


She fears that we will cheat her.

وہ خوفزدہ ہے  کہ ہم اسے دھوکہ دیں گے۔

He thinks that she loves him.

وہ سوچتا ہے کہ وہ اس سے پیار کرتی ہے۔

We have decided that we will buy this hotel.

ہم نے فیصلہ کیا ہے کہ ہم اس ہوٹل کو مصروف رکھیں گے۔

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Examples of Verb And Their Types in English/Urdu/Hindi With Meanings

Here is the table which explains an example verb and their types in English/urdu/Hindi with meanings.

Verb Type English Example Urdu Example Hindi Example

Action Verbs

Sing, swim, read گاتا ہے, تیرتا ہے, پڑھتا ہے gata hay,terta hai,parhta hai.

Stative Verbs

Love, hate, believe محبت کرتا ہے, نفرت کرتا ہے, یقین رکھتا ہے muhabbat krta hai,nafrat krta hai, yaqeen rakhta hai.

Auxiliary Verbs

Has, am, are ہے, ہوں, ہیں hay,hoo,hai.

Modal Verbs

Can, may, must کر سکتا ہے, کر سکتے ہیں, کرنا ضروری ہے krskta hai,krskty hai,krna zaroori hay.

Phrasal Verbs

Run into, break up, give up ٹکرا جانا, تعطیل ہونا, ترک کرنا tkrajana,tateel hona,tark krna.

Conclusion of verbs

Verbs are an essential component of language, expressing actions and states of being in a sentence. There are five types of verbs in both Urdu and English languages, including action verbs, stative verbs, auxiliary verbs, modal verbs, and phrasal verbs. Understanding these types and using them appropriately in sentences is essential for effective communication.

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