What are be Verbs?

‘Be’ verbs are from the infinitive ‘to be’ which is one of the verbs with very irregular forms. ‘Be’ verbs are used to say things in a crude or roundabout way rather than using simple verbs. Some uses of the ‘be’ verbs include be desirous of, be supportive of, be attentive to and being in receipt of. You can find more information here: