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[ve:(r)b] = /vɜ:ʳb/

A verb is one of the parts of speech, and a grammatical category. In the following phrases, verbs are printed in bold:

  • I speak English.
  • I am sad.
  • Tom is singing.
  • You will go to Paris.
  • Put your shoes on the chair.
  • He didn’t open the window.
  • The children got on the bus.
  • I have a dream.
  • She likes ice cream.
  • The student knew the answer.
  • Go away!

Other parts of speech include nouns, adjectives, and adverbs.