Дієслова, що описують дії або заходи, часто називають “динамічними”. А дієслова стану називають “статичними”. Дієслова дії описують те, що робить людина або річ. Інші ж показують як людина/річ почувається і що відчуває.
I read/am reading a book. I love books.
дієслова стану та дії можна прочитати у однойменній статті. Додатковий матеріал до тесту “Дієслова стану”: Тест: I ____ bad about the harsh things I said yesterday. Can you forgive me? I ____ a bad cold. I'm going to the doctor at 1 pm. It ____ like you have something on your mind. Do you want to talk about it?
seems I ____ this television program. It interests me. I ____ some financial problems last year, but I'm in a better position now. I ____ that libraries are a good thing and they should be open to the public in all countries. Your new landlord ____ nice and friendly.
has I ____ to go to Mexico, but my husband doesn't want to go there this year. He wants to go to England. I ____ to work really hard today because I took a day off earlier this week. I love the flowers on your table. They ____ beautiful! I ____ you are a very attractive person. Mitchell ____ a police officer. I ____ a red car. My husband's car is white. This sandwich ____ delicious. I ____ you are a lazy, selfish person and I don't like you.
feels I ____ you to pick me up at 4:30 pm tomorrow. I ____ myself a reasonable person. I would like to talk about this matter with you at a later date.
thinks I ____ I want to go to Europe in the summer. I ____ lousy today. I have a headache and I want to go to bed. I ____ red wine, but my friend likes white wine. I ____ you are a really nice person. I ____ cheesecake so much. I just had some yesterday. Chris ____ angry. What's wrong with him? I ____ you should come over and have dinner with us next week. I ____ this house. I just bought it last week. My husband ____ new glasses. We have to go to the eye doctor tomorrow. I ____ to go to the mall. I really love shopping. I'm glad we painted the bathroom. It ____ much better now. I ____ a new car. My old car is ugly. Man: Let's go to Hawaii this year.
Woman: OK! That ____ good.