Verb – object


In English it is unusual to separate the verb and the object in a sentence as is often done in German.

Note: We also recommend putting the time phrase to the end of the sentence.


Positive Sentences

I drive to work by car every day (not: I drive every day to work by car)
I wrote an email to the customer last week (not: I wrote last week an email to the customer)

Negative Sentences

We haven’t sent the goods to Italy yet
I didn’t speak to John this morning


Exercises for the following subjects:
verb – object
verb with -ing
verbs with -to
can be found in the section ‘verb with -to’