Most common verbs 1 - 50

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be in English
it's used to say that something exists (e.g. in certain location or in general) and to give features of someone / something; the verb "to be" is irregular in Present Simple: I am, you are, he / she / it is, we are, you are, they are

to possess, to be the owner of something; the 3rd person singular in Present Simple is: he / she / it has

it means basically the same as "make" but "do" builds different collocations e.g. you can do: boxing, business, course, damage, demonstration, favour, good, homework, housework, paperwork, presentation, washing, washing-up or yoga (and many more)

to say something means to tell someone something

to walk or move somewhere, from one place to another; you can go by (+means of transport): to go by car, to go by bus, to go by train; you can go to (+destination): to go to school, to go to the dentists, to go to the cinema (but: to go home)

to be able to do something or to be allowed to do something

generally it means to obtain i.e. if someone gives you something you want; the verb "to get" builds up a lot of collocations and can change its meaning in the context

1) Past Simple form of the verb "will" 2) a very polite form of the verb "will"

it means basically the same as "do" but "make" builds different collocations e.g. you can make: a booking, a break, a cake, a change, jokes, living, love, mess, notes, a suggestion or a wish (and many more)

to have information about something in your mind

it's a modal verb which expresses promises, requests, suggestions or threats; you may express future tense (Future Simple) with the verb "will"; the negative form of "will" is "won't"

to have thoughts in your mind; to believe in something

to transport something from one place to another; the verb "to take" is present in many collocations and may then change its meaning

to use your eyes to know what is close to you

to go and arrive somewhere; the verb "to come" is present in many collocations and may then change its meaning

1) a very polite version of the modal verb "can" 2) Past Simple form of the modal verb "can"

to feel that you need something and wish you could have it

to use your eyes to see something particular

to have a device and do with it what it was designed for

when you do not know where an object is, you look for it and at the end you know where it is again

if you have something you may let other person have it

to try to do something so that something else did not happen

to create a certain vision in your mind

to do something for which you get money

it is a modal verb; we use it to express request and approval; it's more formal than the modal verb "can"

it is a modal verb; we use it to express advice or opinion

to take the telephone, dial the number and talk with someone

to do one's best to succeed in doing something

to inquire about something; if you do not know something and you talk with another person, because you think this person may know the answer

when you feel that something is necessary for you

to have emotions inside; when you feel something you know what your state is, how you are

when you start to be something

to go out from somewhere

to locate / to leave something somewhere

to be equal with something, to have the same meaning

to have something and let it be yours for a long time

a) to allow something to happen b) the popular form of the verb "let's" is used to formulate suggestions

to start doing something

to appear to be something

to do something which makes it easier for another person to deal with their problem

to use words to communicate with other person

to change the direction: you can e.g. turn right or turn left

to begin doing something

a) a modal verb which expresses probability or possibility b) Past Simple form of the modal verb "may"

to let someone see something

to use your ears to know what is going on around you

a) to have fun b) to use a musical instrument

to move faster than just walking

to change the place in which you are

to be keen on somebody / something, to fancy somebody / something


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