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Non-action or stative verbs
Non-progressive verbs are also called "stative" verbs or non-action verbs. These kind of verbs describe states, not actions. States are condititions or situations that exist.
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think or believe the same as
She didn't _ _ _ _ _ with us.
It _____ to be raining.
think something is true
I don't _____ the news.
This book _____ed to my grandfather
This _____ you.
Bread _____ of flour, water and yeast.
This box _____s a cake.
It depends on the weather.
He deserves to pass the exam.
not think the same as
I disagree with you.
I have disliked mushrooms for years
I doubt what you are saying.
(=have an opinion)
I don't feel that this is a good idea
This shirt fits me well.
Julie's always hated dogs.
Do you hear the music?
I imagine that you must be tired.
show meaning clearly
He impressed me with his story
This cookbook includes a recipe for bread.
The job involves a lot of travelling
I've known Julie for 10 years.
I like reading detective stories.
I love chocolate
It doesn't matter.
signify; express a thought
'Enormous' means 'very big'.
care; not want something to happen
She doesn't mind the noise.
This window measures 150 cm.
She needs a doctor
I owe you £20.
She owns two cars.
I prefer chocolate ice cream
I prefer chocolate to ice cream
I promised to help you tomorrow.
I didn't realize the problem.
I didn't recognize my old friend.
He didn't remember my name
The weather seems to be improving
Your idea sounds great
I suppose Joe will be late
The noise surprised me
I don't understand this question.
I want to go to the cinema tonight.
This cake weighs 45 g.
I wish I had studied more.
make someone feel wonder and surprise
make someone feel a small to moderate amount of enjoyment
bother, to make angry by repeated noise or action, to disturb
think something is true without being certain
make someone feel a lot of wonder and surprise
make someone feel uninterested
think someone is important
have an opinion about
not think something is true
make someone feel enjoyment
guess a quantity (how much)
think something will happen or will be true
think someone or something is better than someone or something else
believe from experience
think something is true based on incomplete information
stop in the middle of an action
want something to happen
indirectly say or show
indirectly say or show
start to understand
sense and remember
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