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Sentences are made up of different types of words and each type has its own job to do in the sentence.

Verbs

A verb is a doing or action word.

Jack always runs to school.

He went to the shops.

She made a mess of her homework.

That glass may fall off that wobbly table.

Runs, went, made and fall are all verbs. They tell us what someone or something did. When you are writing, make sure every sentence has a verb in it.

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