For example,

I open door A like door B opens.

referring to I open door A in a slow way, and door B does in the same way

Even though ‘open’ and ‘opens’ function as transitive and intransitive respectively, do they have the same sense?

I mean, when it comes to different parts of speech, they have a different meaning (ex. beauty and beautiful). Then when it comes to intransitive and transitive verbs, do they have a different meaning?

  • Well, the meanings are subtly different of course (transitive = cause to open, intransitive = become open) but it's grammatical and any speaker would understand what you meant. – D. Nelson yesterday

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