Tag: helping verbs

  • What Are Modal Verbs of Probability?

    What Are Modal Verbs of Probability?

    Modal verbs of probability may seem like intimidating parts of language, but they’re actually verb structures that are found in everyday speech and cwriting. When you’re looking through the latest gossip magazine regarding George and Amal Clooney’s latest news and find yourself gasping, “That can’t be true!” you are using a modal verb of probability.…

  • What Are Helping Verbs?

    What Are Helping Verbs?

    I am a person small in stature, which is something my three boys will probably figure out someday. I am not tiny per se, but I am a bit on the short side. This means that when I need to reach something that’s on the top shelf at the store or even the top shelf…