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Origin of auxiliary verb
Words nearby auxiliary verb
Example sentences from the Web for auxiliary verb
Thus the adoption of any particular verb is a matter of taste, not a question of absolute correctness.Go Ahead, End With a Preposition: Grammar Rules We All Can Live With|Nick Romeo|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The term “gestation,” for instance, is derived from the Latin verb gestāre, used to describe a mammal carrying a burden.
As with any emergent technology where an action is involved, the brand becomes the verb.
The verb shovel is not a figure of speech; a garden shovel actually is used to serve the oysters.
We retooled music, which sounds sort of small and auxiliary, but I think we figured out a way to help the audience.‘Michael J. Fox Show’ Creator: We’re Not Canceled…Yet|Kevin Fallon|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
General Monet operated in the north against the rebels with Spanish and native auxiliary forces.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The stars were auxiliary lights, and had all been specially, and at the same time, created for the good of man.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The verb (—) in the Hebrew, when connected with the name of God in different other passages, has the same import.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
Here ends Chaucer's portion of the translation, in the middle of an incomplete sentence, without any verb.
Observe that the word Christus has no verb following it; it is practically an objective case, governed by thanke in l. 168. '
British Dictionary definitions for auxiliary verb
Cultural definitions for auxiliary verb
A “helping” verb that modifies the main verb, as in “Gail can win,” “Gail did win,” “Gail could have won.” A question often begins with an auxiliary verb: “Did Gail win?” “Could Gail lose?” The various forms of the verbs can, have, is, and does frequently act as auxiliaries.