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I ntransitive Complete versus Transitive Active/Passive (Continued)
 
Lesson 4-10
Prompt:To this point we have learned three verb forms: transitive active, transitive passive, and intransitive complete
Directions:Following each sentence below, click to select whether the verb form in the sentence is transitive active, transitive passive, or intransitive complete.
1.The bamboo grew rapidly.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
2.Bamboo is eaten by pandas.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
3.The pandas ate the bamboo.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
4.The pandas have been eating well.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
5.The picture was painted with oils.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
6.The plane shall arrive on time.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
7.The storm brought rain and snow.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
8.The snow covered the ground.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
9.Trees were being dressed in white.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
10.The flakes of snow floated to the ground.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
11.We enjoyed the snow.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
12.The morning sun revealed a white world.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
13.Shadows streamed across the snow.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
14.Roads were being cleared.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
15.The icy roads caused many accidents.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
16.Children were sledding down the hill.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
17.The squirrels are raiding the bird feeders.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
18.The stark trees were outlined against the sky.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
19.The dogs played in the snow.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)
20.I shall stay by the fire.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete)