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I need help with action, auxilliary, linking verbs?

 
 
Reply Wed 15 Apr, 2020 12:33 pm
I am having trouble trying to figure out which one is which. Can you please help? Thanks

1. The weather was beautiful. What kind of verb is ‘was’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

2. It had been windy all week. What kind of verb is ‘been’?
o Action verb
o Linking verb
o Auxilliary Verb

3. I made and froze 100 dumplings yesterday. What kind of verb is froze?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

4. I was adrift that day.What kind of verb is ‘was’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

5. The plants were clustered on the windowsill. What kind of verb is ‘were’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

6. She said she was worried about me. What kind of verb is ‘was’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

7. The strange car had been parked on the block for weeks. What kind of verb is ‘had’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

8. She walked 10 minutes to the shop and bought flowers every week or two. What kind of verb is ‘walked’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

9. It had been windy all week. What kind of verb is ‘been’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

10. The Mayor ordered everyone to stay inside. What kind of verb is ‘ordered’?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

11. Finding a foothold, I clambered onto the roof. Does that action verb have a direct object, an indirect object or both?
o Direct Object
o Indirect Object
o Both

12. I know what I am doing. What kind of verb is ‘am’?
o Action Verb (Transitive)
o Action Verb (Intransitive)
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb

13. Paul lowered the weights gently back onto the rock. Does that action verb have a direct object, an indirect object, or both?
o Direct Object
o Indirect Object
o Both

14. The roadie wrestled the crates out of the van. What kind of verb is wrestled?
o Action Verb
o Linking Verb
o Auxilliary Verb
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Reply Tue 5 May, 2020 10:53 pm
@student101engbsj,
I find WD-40 and a 3# mash hammer will do a trick. If you must, a small pry bar can be effective, but be careful not to split infinitives or leave dangling participles.
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