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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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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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(19) 'REL(N)': person designations, general abstract designations 'WITH(N)', 'CAUS(N)': general abstract designations, concrete designations (fewer) 'ACT(V)': intransitive verbs, transitive verbs 'PASS(V)': transitive verbs 'ID(A)': quality adjectives 'ID(Adv)': adverbs of space and time
Notice that Levin (1993: 95-96) excludes from the realm of COCs not only semantic cognates, but also all kind of morphological cognates, except for those having exactly the same form as the verb they derive from: "Some basically intransitive verbs take as their object a noun that is zero-related to the verb--a so-called "cognate object".
In this paper I show how transitivity and intransitivity are not directly related to auxiliary selection for Italian compound tenses: in Italian, while transitive verbs only select avere, intransitive verbs can select both avere or essere.
These two affixes together constitute a first person dual inclusive subject of an intransitive verb lok 'he runs' whereas in (3) they mark first person dual inclusive object.
(unmarked) undergoer orientation with both transitive and intransitive verb roots.
In explaining the verb 'gyes pa, Duff fails to recognize it as an intransitive verb and translate his example sentence (shing pa sta re gyis shing bcad nas gyes pa) as "the woodsman cut the tree into pieces with his axe" when in reality we have a subject change: "the woodsman cut the wood and it split." The term mched grogs is primarily explained as a tantric term ("vajra relatives" and "immediate relatives/ intimate friends on the path").
The key to the macrocosmic trouble Madsen is dealing with may well lie in her own title: In Ezekiel 37 the dry bones do not just "reassemble" (intransitive verb), they get breathed on mightily by the ruach of the Lord.
if Dante turns an intransitive verb into a transitive verb, I attempt to do the same...."
I visit my doctor, and his nurse instructs me to "lay down on the table." I am excruciatingly aware that millions of Americans seem unable to distinguish between lie, an intransitive verb that means 'repose,' and lay, a transitive verb that means 'put.' They do not grasp that once they're done laying a book on the table, it lies--not lays--there.