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In English, an Auxiliary verb is a verb that changes or helps another verb. Auxiliary means "extra" or "different". Auxiliary verbs like do can be used to make a question. These verbs are usually used with other verbs.
Basic examples[change | change source]
- b. He has given his all. – has is an auxiliary used to say the perfect form of give.
References[change | change source]
- To learn about the Spanish auxiliary verb coger, see https://chimichurris1ba.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/manual-sintaxis-1c2ba-bachillerato.pdf.
- To learn about the German auxiliary verb werden, see Engel (1994:114).
- To learn about the German auxiliary verb sein, used to form perfect tense, see Eroms (2000:138f.)
- To pick between the French auxiliary verbs avoir and être, which are used to make the perfect tense/aspect, see Rowlett (2007:40f.).
- To learn about the French auxiliary verb être, which is used to make the passive voice in French, see Rowlett (2007:44f.).