VERBE CARE NU POT FI FOLOSITE LA ASPECTUL CONTINUU
Verbe care exprima:A)
Sentimente si atitudini
: to care, to matter, to love, to like, to dislike, to detest, to hate,to loathe, to please, to mind, , to prefer, to refuse, to regret, to satisfy, etc
: to agree, to believe, to consider, to deny, to expect, to forget, to hopeto know, to intend, to mean, to need, to notice, to recognize, to remember, to seems, tosuppose, to think, to want, to wish etc.
: ro (dis)agree, to deny, to impress, to mean, to promise, to satisfy, to surprise
: to feel, to hear, to smell, to sound, to taste, to resemble, to see, toappear, to look (seem).
Verbe legate de obiecte care au insusiri relative permanente
: to belong, to contain, toconsist of, to cost, to have (to possess), to own, to possess, to measure, to weigh etc.
Alte verbe care nu sugereaza ideea de temporar:
to depend, to deserve, to equal, toresult, to signify etc.
Aproape toate verbele mentionate pot avea si forma continua, , dar atunci sensul lor lexical seschimba, ideea de permanenta disparand:
To DEPEND (a depinde de) devine “ a conta pe”e.g. We are depending on you for the seats.
To HAVE daca nu are sensul de “ a avea, a poseda”e.g. to have tea/ a drink / a rest/ a walk/ a bath/ a swim/ a party/ a laughI can’t answer the phone right now. I am having a bath.
To MIND (a se supara) devine “ a avea grija de”e.g. Do you mind my smoking? (Va supara daca fumez?)Who is minding the children? (Cine are grija de copiii?)
To FEEL – pentru a exprima o actiune temporarae.g. He is feeling much better now.I am feeling the ground with my foot.But. This material feels soft.
To HEAR devine “ a audia” , “a asculta lectiile”e.g. I was hearing him the lesson.You will be hearing from him (= you will get news from him)
To LOOK – pentru a exprima a stare temporarae.g. You are looking better today.Tom is looking at Helen. (He is using his eyes to see)
To SEE devine “ a se intalni”, “ a vizita”, “ a conduce” sau se intrebuinteaza cu prepozitii sau adverbe care-i schimba intelesul.e.g. We are seeing him tonight.They are seeing the sights of the city.I was seeing her to the door when you rang.
To SMELL – pentru a arata o stare temporara.e.g. He was smelling a rose1