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Auxiliary (or Helping) Verbs

Auxiliary (or Helping) verbs are used together with a main verb to show the verb’s tense or to form a negative or question. The most common auxiliary verbs are have, be, and do.

  1. Does Sam write all his own reports?
  2. The secretaries haven’t written all the letters yet.
  3. Terry is writing an e-mail to a client at the moment.

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