101. Verbs of Beginning. Past tense verbs like بَدأ ، أخَذَ ، جَعَلَ
Verbs of Beginning. Past tense verbs like بَدأ ، أخَذَ ، جَعَلَ may be used with a following verb in the present indicative. Both verbs agree with the subject which, if expressed, should be placed between them, as in:
**بَدأ الناسُ يَتـَحَدَّثونَ عَنْ وَضع ِ الأطفال ِ في العِراق ِ.**
The people began to talk about the situation of children in Iraq.