The verbs section is arranged differently than the other vocabulary lessons on this site. Instead of arranging words in terms of a theme, they will be arranged according to the type of object which they take.
The verbs on this page fit the pattern:
Verb + Noun Phrase
If these verbs appear without an object in the sentence, an object must be understood from the context or have a resultative complement.
sing always takes a surname as its object. No other noun will work.
/tai/ has several usages in Cantonese. Generally, it means to watch something over a period of time rather than to simply just "see" it. In reference to books it means to read. In reference to a person it means to take care of (as a babysitter) or to observe carefully (as you would with someone suspicious).
tek -bo- can mean either to kick a ball, or to play a sport in which balls are kicked, such as football (soccer, American Football, Aussie rules, etc.)
\teng\ can mean to "obey" when the object refers to an authority figure.
/wan/ can take a VP as an indirect object which explains the purpose of "finding"
\yiu\ /ching/ sometimes seems to take a VP (the thing being invited to be done), however, in such cases the NP (the one being invited) is always understood by the hearer. The VP is actually the indirect object.
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