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Verbs in English

helping verbs and main verbs

The main verb in a sentence or a clause indicates action or existence. 

The helping verb is used with the main verb to form questions or negatives. 

These verbs go together.

Here are some common helping verbs: 

am, is, are, do, does, did, have, has, had, will, can, may, might, should, could, would, must 

The helping verb is used with the main verb which is in the simple or continuous form: am going, is driving, are eating, do walk,  did have, will leave, may work, must see. 

Do you understand the difference between the helping verb and the main verb? If not, continue working in this lesson. 

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