Parts of the Sentence - Subject/Verb
Sometimes a sentence can have two or more verbsVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1 called a compound verb. A compound verb is joined by either a co-ordinate conjunctionCo-ordinate conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The co-ordinate conjunctions are the following: and, but, or, nor, for, and yet.
Source: Lesson 76 or a correlative conjunctionCorrelative conjunctions join words, phrases, or clauses of equal rank. The correlative conjunctions are always in pairs. They are either-or, neither-nor, both-and, not only-but also, and whether-or.
Source: Lesson 80.
The bell rang and rang.
Instructions: Find the subjectThe subject tells who or what about the verb. Source: Lesson 91, verb/verbs, and conjunctions in these sentences.
1. Carl listened carefully but heard nothing.
2. The car raced down the road and hit a tree.
3. The audience stood and cheered the performance.
4. The men caught, cooked, and ate the fish.
5. Sue either has done the job or will do it now.