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(In)transitive verbs.

From:Andreas Johansson <andjo@...>
Date:Friday, February 13, 2004, 12:01
Quoting Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>:

> --- Andreas Johansson <andjo@...> wrote: > > > This is an interesting difference 'tween > > English and German terminology, btw - > > the Englishers consider their strong verbs to > > be irregular, the Germans not. > > That's not true! SOME grammars and grammarians > consider English strong verbs to be "irregular". > Others just call them "strong" - reserving > "irregular" for the truly irregular verbs like > BE.
Well, it's true of every English grammar I've ever used. No doubt, that represents only a very small fraction of the total. Andreas