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V erb and Verb Phrase Identification
 
Lesson 1-13
Prompt:Before we can identify other parts of the sentence, we must be able to identify the verb in the sentence. The verb of a sentence may be either a single action or state-of-being verb or a verb phrase.
Directions:Read each sentence below and click to select the verb or verb phrase.
1.The man was reading the newspaper.
2.I am the winner.
3.He should have known better.
4.The women sang the national anthem.
5.The quarterback threw the ball.
6.The pie was eaten first.
7.That man is my teacher.
8.Bill may have gone to the game.
9.The car was driven to work.
10.The water was frozen during the night.
11.She should have arrived at school by now.
12.Bob has my hat.
13.I have been waiting for three hours.
14.You are sitting on my coat.
15.The house was being built in the valley.
16.The balloon burst.
17.I will buy a new car.
18.We were creeping down the hall.
19.They have been given a pencil.
20.We were eating breakfast at eight o'clock.