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I'm unsure which process (material, mental, verbal, relational, existential) does each of the bold words in the following sentences belong to?
The expression “man’s best friend” does not go far e nough for Buddy
Mr Joe Stalnaker, who suffers from debilitating seizures due to injuries in the army
asking if the caller needs h elp.
he received treatment and spent two days recuperating .
a trained assistance dog wou ld call 91 1
for him to respond to the operator the way he did wit h the barking
I've never even seen this classification of processes before, and I don't really see the use of them, but I'll take a guess anyway:
I'm looking forward to reading the answers.
Thanks for your reply. Not sure if the following will help to make things clearer, the processes are actually different categories of verbs. Hence
I have another sentence which I'm unsure of.
#4 then means linking verbs, as in be, become, seem? Then my answers to going and did are wrong, but I don't know what they are-- I was thinking of 'relational' as referring to time/tense.
Hurt, I suppose, is material here.
Anonymous:deny :mental process
noted: verbal process
suffers : mental
the training was put to use when Mr Stalnaker suffered a seizure.
Is it always the case that 'suffer' will definitely fall under Mental process (Sensing verb)? But why is it so?
I don't think that suffer is always a mental process at all, particularly as in your sentence, where suffered a seizure means underwent a seizure, had a seizure-- material.
Quoted is verbal, I presume.
I have 2 more words which I'm unsure.
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