Grade 5 Grammar Lesson 3 Verbs finite and non-finite

I dislike climbing trees. She loves to eat mangoes.

Having gone home, he relaxed all day.

Being a good girl, she obeyed her parents.

The verbs in bold print above are non-finite because they don’t change with the change in tense or number.

A non-finite verb may be:

an infinitive – to go

perfect infinitive – to have gone
present participle – going
past participle – gone
gerund – going

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