Action verbs menunjukan aksi/kegiatan seperti:
- Timun Mas reached into the pouch, picked out the needle and threw them behind her.
- Before he went to bed, the shoemaker cut out the shoes and laid them on the table.
Relational verbs merupakan kata yang menghubungkan subject dan komplemennya, seperti:
- Calon Arang was very powerful because she had a magical power.
- The shoemaker soon became very rich.
- The giant looked very scary.