Edutainment – Bouteiller’s English Teaching in Hong Kong


S2 Verb Table 7 & 8 (Example Sentences)

Please look up your dictionary and provide us with a grammatically correct example sentence for the following verbs:

1. read
2. receive
3. recommend
4. respond
5. return
6. ride
7. ring
8. rise
9. run
10. satisfy
11. seek
12. sell
13. send
14. serve
15. sit
16. shake
17. shave
18. shine
19. shoot
20. show
21. shrink
22. shut
23. sing
24. sink
25. sleep
26. smell
27. sow
28. speak
29. split
30. spoil

 

Follow this format:

e.g. play

The children spent the afternoon playing in the garden.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=60596&dict=CALD)


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16. shake
I watched her hands as she prepared coffee and she definitely had the shakes.

17. shave
John has to shave twice a day.

18. shine
Wax polish gives a lovely shine to wood furniture.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=60596&dict=CALD)

Comment by 2A Wong Cho Ki

Your site is not correct……

Comment by Nikki Bouteiller

10. satisfy

That answer won’t satisfy her.

(YAHOO!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=satisfy&Submit=+%ACd%A6r+)

11. seek

He sought to speak to her.

(YAHOO!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=+seek&Submit=+%ACd%A6r+)

12. sell

He sold me his camera.

(YAHOO!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=sell&Submit=+%ACd%A6r+)

Comment by 2a40

1. ring (verb)
Armed police ringed the hijacked plane.
2. rise(verb)
The balloon rose gently (up) into the air.
3. run( verb)
I can run a mile in 5 minutes.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=60596&dict=CALD)

Comment by 2A Becky

e.g. read
They’re both reading history at Cambridge.

e.g. sleep
I must get some sleep

e.g. sing
The children sang two songs by Schubert at the school concert.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/)

Comment by 2a28

Mrs Bouteiller!!! I don’t know how to change the words to italic and underline them in your blog.

Comment by 2A Becky

ringed
rose
run

Comment by Becky

1. ring (verb)
Armed police ringed the hijacked plane.
2. rise(verb)
The balloonrose gently (up) into the air.
3. run(verb)
I can run a mile in 5 minutes.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=60596&dict=CALD)

Comment by Becky

28. speak
He wanted to speak to me.
(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=speak)

29.splint
He split his pants when he squatted down
(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from, http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=split)

30.spoil
The rain spoiled our picnic.
(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=spoil)

Comment by 2A (22) Christine

***(I write the wrong number in the sheet, it should be 19-21, not 19-22)

19. shoot

He shot the arrow from the bow.

(YAHOO!Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from
http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=shoot)

20. show

She shows great interest in American drama.

(YAHOO!Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from
http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=show)

21. shrink

This dress material shrinks in the wash.

(YAHOO!Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from
http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=shrink+)

Comment by Phoebe Tam ( 2A 32 )

28. speak
He wanted to speak to me.
29. split
Who
spilt ink on my notebook?
30. spoil
They
spoiled their child.

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

28. speak
He wanted to speak to me.
29. split
Who spilt ink on my notebook?
30. spoil
They spoiled their child.

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

speak

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

28. speak
He wanted to speak to me.
29. split
Who
spilt ink on my notebook?
30. spoil
They
spoiled their child.
(YAHOO!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/)

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

28. speak
He wanted to speak to me.
29. split
Who
spilt ink on my notebook?
30. spoil
They
spoiled their child.
(YAHOO!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/)

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

sorry ! Mrs Bouteiller!I try my best to make the words become italic ,but I don’t know how to do it.Sorry!’^’

Comment by Trini or 2A (27)

4. respond

I asked her what the time was, but she didn’t respond.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=67335&dict=CALD)

5. return

The new TV broke so they returned it to the shop.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=67589&dict=CALD)

6. ride

I ride my bicycle to work.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=67891&dict=CALD)

By Sandy

Comment by Nikki Bouteiller

13. send ( verb )

He came and sat (down) next to me.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=73960&dict=CALD)

14. serve ( verb )

Are you being served, madam?

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=71986&dict=CALD)

15. sit ( verb )

He came and sat (down) next to me.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=73960&dict=CALD)

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Comment by Nikki Bouteiller

23. sing

The children sang two songs by Schubert at the school concert.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=73823&dict=CALD)

24. sink

The Titanic was a passenger ship which sank (to the bottom of the ocean) in 1912.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=73879&dict=CALD)

25. sleep

I couldn’t sleep because of all the noise next door.

(Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Retrieved April 27, 2009, from http://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=74402&dict=CALD)

Tracy

Comment by Nikki Bouteiller

28. speak

He wanted to speak to me.

(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=speak)

29.splint

He split his pants when he squatted down

(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from, http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=split)

30.spoil

The rain spoiled our picnic.

(Yahoo!Dictonary.Retrieved April 27,2009,from http://hk.dictionary.yahoo.com/search.html?q=1&s=spoil)

2A(22)Christine

Comment by Nikki Bouteiller




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