Grammar 6


Transitive Clauses

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

Study the transitive pattern:

  Subject Verb Object
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.

Instructions for the Quiz

Identify the underlined portion of the sentence.