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transitive and intransitive verbs

English verbs are split into two major categories depending on how they function in a sentence: transitive and intransitive. Transitive verbs take one or more objects in a sentence, while intransitive verbs take no objects in a sentence.
Put simply, a transitive verb describes an action that is happening to something or someone, which is known as the verb’s direct object.
An intransitive verb, on the other hand, describes an action that does not happen to something or someone.
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intransitive

Logic Maths (of a relation) having the property that if it holds between one argument and a second, and between the second and a third, it must fail to hold between the first and the third
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In the case of the intransitive members of these pairs of verbs, only one of the two potential conditionals is systematically well-formed: the one in which no vowel is inserted into the consonant cluster preceding the -ik, as in porlik--porlana, whereas in the case of the corresponding transitive verbs, the well-formed version is the one involving an (re)inserted vowel: porol--porolna.
Thus, in Turkish, the subject of the intransitive in (35a) corresponds to the accusative in the derived causative of (35b), and the subject of the transitive in (35c) corresponds to the dative of (35d), with the identity of the accusative being constant between the two constructions; but causativization of the ditransitive in (35e) presents a problem for the participant-differentiating morphological resources of the language:
essere is the auxiliary for many intransitive verbs.
This represents his acceptance of intransitive activity that cannot be reduced to an independent human subject.
h]i> and plural marker suffix <-i> it serves as an intransitive subject as in (1) and (2) or a transitive object as in (3 and (4).
Then there is the intransitive verb: the Japanese drive on the left, and one coordinates to that convention (no direct object there).
Work is tricky, and not just because, under the auspices of how, we can turn back and consider both the transitive and intransitive definitions of the verb.
In linear networks the number and variety of participants and interactions is reduced, making intransitive triads more common and traces more likely to succeed.
This article investigates the distribution of intransitive predicates in French.
it's the little things I notice--this and that--the tiny things that change, and the fact that the word 'change' is simultaneously transitive and intransitive.
We can never know for sure but it's hard to imagine that Frank has spent a lot of time over the last 15 years or so going head to head with intransitive verbs and the ablative absolute.
107, we find example (57), in which bee the CP of boon 'to be, become' is used to form an adverb, in this example modifying an intransitive verb.