Lesson 14

Parts of Speech - Verbs

Instructions: Find the verb phrases in each sentence. Then pick out the helping verbs used in the verb phrases.

1. He should have tried again.

He should have tried again.
   should have -- helping verbs

2. The dog had suddenly come into the yard.

The dog had suddenly come into the yard.
   had -- helping verb

3. Has anyone taken out the trash?

Has anyone taken out the trash?
   has -- helping verb

4. Could they have been pointing at our car?

Could they have been pointing at our car?
   could have been -- helping verbs

5. She's hoping for a call from her sister.

She's hoping for a call from her sister.
   's (is) -- helping verb

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