Transitive or Intransitive Verb Phrases Main Verbs and Helping Verbs Verb Complements Direct and Indirect Objects

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The verb is THREW. It is transitive because basketball is the direct object. Transitive verbs take a direct object.
In the following sentence, is the verb transitive or intransitive? He threw the basketball down the court.

100

was going
What is the VERB PHRASE in the following sentence? I was going to run around the track.

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gone
If the verb phrase is "WOULD HAVE GONE"...what is the main verb?

100

sweet.
In the following sentence, what is the Predicate Adjective? That rose smells so sweet.

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test
What is the direct object? Jane passed the test with flying colors.

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The verb is BOUGHT. It is Transitive because DRESS is the DIRECT OBJECT.
In the following sentence, is the verb Transitive or Intransitive? She bought the blue dress for the prom.

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should have been
What is the VERB PHRASE in the following sentence? Yesterday, the weather should have been sunny.

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is
If the VERB PHRASE is "is planning"...what is the helping verb?

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student
What is the Predicate Nominative? Joe is the best student in the class.

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dinner
What is the direct object? We cooked dinner before the game.

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The verb is RAN. There is no direct object, so the verb is Intransitive.
In the sentence below, is the verb transitive or intransitive? I ran for a very long time.

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would have been
In the following sentence, what is the VERB PHRASE? I would have been ready for the test.

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should have been
If the VERB PHRASE is "should have been counting"...what are the helping verbs?

300

difficult
What is the Predicate Adjective? That test was so incredibly difficult.

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Bob
What is the Indirect Object? He gave Bob the ice cream.

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The verb is YELLED. It is Intransitive because there is no direct object.
In the following sentence, is the verb Transitive or Intransitive? He yelled down the court.

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will have played
What is the VERB PHRASE in the following sentence? That movie will have played all day.

400

counting
If the VERB PHRASE is "SHOULD HAVE BEEN COUNTING"...what is the main verb?

400

A Linking VERB
What type of verb do Predicate Adjectives and Predicate Nominatives always have?

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sister
What is the Indirect Object? She sent her sister the letter.

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SANG is the verb. It is INTRANSITIVE---there is NO direct object.
In the following sentence, what is the verb and is it transitive or intransitive? She sang in the car all the way to school.

500

is planning
What is the VERB PHRASE in the following sentence? Our family is planning a vacation during the break.

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remembered
If the VERB PHRASE is "should have remembered"...what is the main verb?

500

delicious
What is the Predicate Adjective? That hamburger smells more delicious than I thought.

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test
What is the Direct Object? Give the test to that class.

Verbs and their Complements

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