Intransitive verbs have the pattern N + V (noun + verb). The clause is complete without anything else:

 

Noun Phrase (Subject) Verb Phrase
John
Nothing
The baby
smiled
happened
was sleeping

(John) (smiled).
(Nothing) (has happened).
(The baby) (was sleeping).

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thnku peter
while teaching to the students i myself used to remain confused. these few lines really cleared my concept regarding transitive and intransitive. though ur examples were short but good enough to hit the bulls eye.

thanx again

regards

It's nice to practice!!!

She Likes, i make
(N+V)....
why these sentences are intransitive?
i do not understand.
i need more explanation .
Thanks

Hello Natalia,
See my reply to anupghoshal1988 below for the answer to your question.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

She likes.I make.(N+V-Transitive)
How these sentences are Transitive?there is no object after the verb.please explain.

Hello,
I can understand your confusion. The exercise is asking which of the verbs are transitive, not which of the sentences are.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

in the first ques tion it is"you seem" so i have N+V,than it should be intransitive.
then why is it transitive?please explain

I make.
You seem.
The bus stopped.
How these senetences are Intransitive?there is no object after the verb.please explain.

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