Transitive and Intransitive Verbs Exercise


Exercises – Transitive and Intransitive Verbs

Decide whether the following verbs are transitive, intransitive or both:

  1. The workmen have been painting for hours.
  2. When they call from the charity, Mrs. Alpert always gives generously.
  3. Before you send the proposal, make sure you edit it carefully.
  4. That perfume smells nice.
  5. My new car cost me a small fortune.
  6. Jim owed his landlord $450.
  7. Pete emigrated from Australia in 1998.
  8. The customer was tired of waiting, so he got up and left.
  9. Are you sure you want to paint the ceiling too?
  10. Please take the documents over to Mrs. Samuels’ office.

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