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Transitive Clauses

Our third major clause pattern is the transitive pattern. The pattern consists of "Subject / Verb / Object", and we represent this pattern like this: (SVO).

Study the transitive pattern:

  Subject Verb Object

transitive
(SVO)

Veronica

hit

the ball.

 

Note the following points:

Study the following examples of the transitive pattern.

Subject

Verb

Object

I

love

my mother.

John

built

shelves

I

taste

the cinnamon.

I

doubt

his story.

Oscar

forgot

his laptop.

Allison

asked

a question.

Einstein

proved

the theory.

Mary

visited

a doctor.

We

approached

the border.

The doctor

stitched

the wound.