What are Motion Verbs?
Motion verbs, as implied by the term “motion”, are verbs that describe motion. They cannot be used in passive voice. Common examples of motion verbs include: “go”, “walk”, “run”, “swim” or “fly”.
For example, the following sentences contain motion verbs. They are signified in bold. survey.
- Liam went into the house.
- Everyday Shelly walked to school.
- Naomi arrived yesterday.
Usually verbs of motion require a prepositional phraseOpens in new window to show the direction of the movement.