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.
Used when you think something is. Similar to seem.
It _____s to be raining.
She _____s sick.
Have an opinion or think something is true
I don't _____ the news.
This book _____ed to my grandfather
Worry or have some other connection to.
This might _____ you.
Be made from.
Bread _____s of flour, water and yeast.
This box _____s a cake.
Is decided by or needs.
It _______ on the weather.
Should or has done enough for.
He ________to pass the exam.
not think the same as
I ___________ with you.
I have ____________ed mushrooms for years
I ________ what you are saying.
(=have an opinion)
I don't _______ that this is a good idea
This shirt ____ me well.
Julie's always _________d dogs.
Do you ________ the music?
I __________ that you must be tired.
show meaning clearly
He __________ed me with his story
This cookbook __________s a recipe for bread.
The job ___________s a lot of travelling
be familiar with
I've _______n Julie for 10 years.
I _______ reading detective stories.
I ______ chocolate
It doesn't _________.
signify; express a thought
'Enormous' ________s 'very big'.
care; not want something to happen
She doesn't ______ 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