Parts of Speech - Verbs
Not and its contracted form n't are never part of the verb phraseWhen a verb is more than one word, it is called a verb phrase. Verb phrases can be two, three, or four words. Verb phrases are made by using auxiliary or helping verbs.
Source: Lesson 4.
Instructions: Pick out the verb phrases in these sentences.
1. The game will not be finished for another hour.
2. The horse shouldn't have been worked so much.
3. Wouldn't you give me another chance?
Hint: Verb phrases can have one, two, or three helping verbs in them.