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I dentifying Verb Forms (Continued)
 
Lesson 4-14
Prompt:We have found that the four verb forms are: transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive complete, and intransitive linking.
Directions:Read each sentence and click to select below whether the verb form in the sentence is transitive active, transitive passive, intransitive complete, or intransitive linking.
1.The cook is preparing a gourmet meal.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
2.The meal is being eaten in courses.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
3.We enjoyed the meal.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
4.Pizza is my favorite dish.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
5.Pasta was being boiled.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
6.The dish was placed on the table.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
7.The aroma was delicious.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
8.The dish smells spicy.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
9.The waiter brought bread and butter.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
10.The onions were diced into small pieces.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
11.The onions flavored the sauce.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
12.The pasta was limp and soft.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
13.The cook added the sauce.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
14.The cook's creation was completed on time.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
15.The saltshaker was filled.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
16.The meal included bread and salad.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
17.We ate for an hour.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
18.Oregano is my spice of choice.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
19.The pots and pans soaked for an hour.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)
20.My heartburn was being treated with tums.
(transitive active) (transitive passive) (intransitive complete) (intransitive linking)