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V erb Phrase Identification (Continued)
 
Lesson 1-10
Prompt:Other special verbs called "helping verbs" may be combined into verb phrases. The verb phrase serves as the verb. Common helping verbs are: can, could, do, did, does, had, may, might, must, ought, shall, will, have, has.
Example:The verb phrase is underlined in the following sentence: "The team will be leaving on Monday."
Directions:Below are listed many groups of words containing verb phrases. Click to select the verb phrase in each word group.
1.He shall be arriving ... We have been chosen ... She can go ...
2.They did attempt ... He does study ... Bill shall be going ...
3.Erin will be traveling ... Horses are being fed ...
4.She is being ... They may have lost ... It did arrive ...
5.Dinner shall have been completed ... The cat was seen ...
6.We might be going ... He may attend ... It must be corrected ...
7.The game might be canceled ... We must do ... It may leave ...
8.They may have arrived ... She must have known ...
9.We have registered ... They shall continue ... It was cooked ...
10.The team can compete ... He could have been included ...
11.I shall be rewarded ... It must be continued ... It does have ...
12.It may have pleased ... They are being recognized ...
13.The results will have been known ... He can be expected ...
14.She might have been sleeping ... The house was being built ...
15.We should read ... The meal may have been completed ...
16.The letter shall be written ... The troops are being fed ...
17.I am being considered ... You will be expected ...
18.He may be attending ... They will be informed ...
19.They shall be included ... You should have been invited ...
20.I must be completing this exercise ... You might have been going ...