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Apr 19, 2017
  • From name only, we can define helping verb as:


  • Helping verb can be defined as a verb that helps the main verb in the sentence.

  • Helping verb extends the meaning of the verb in the sentence .

  • There are 13 verbs that can be used as helping verb.Some of these verbs have multiple forms.

  • Some examples :

  • have , has
  • can
  • could
  • will
  • must
  • do,does, did etc.

  • Different helping verbs are used for different purposes in sentence.

  • The two main aspects the helping verb plays a role in are :

  • Progressive aspect : when action is taking place in ongoing fashion

  • Perfect aspect : when action is / was / will be in a state of progress or when action is in continuous form to show state of progress but ongoing.