Action Verbs
Helping Verbs and Main Verbs
Linking Verbs
Predicate Nouns & Adjectives
Verb Phrases
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The action verb in the following sentence is...

The alligator snapped his jaw shut.

What is ...

snapped

100

The main verb in the following sentence is...

Those children are wearing their seat belts.

What is ...

wearing

100

What is the linking verb the following sentence ...

Bradley's mother is an air-traffic controller.

What is ...

is

100

The adjective that is being linked to the subject in the following sentence is  ...

Martha is sometimes very sleepy in the morning?

What is ...

sleepy

100

The verb phrase in the following sentence is ...

Brazil has become a leading agricultural nation.


What is...

has become

200

The action verb in the following sentence is ...

The boat sat very low in the water.

What is ...

sat

200

The main verb in the following sentence is...

The cat should not be sitting on the kitchen counter.

What is ...

sitting

200

What is the linking verb the following sentence ...

This carton of milk smells sour.

What is...

smells

200

The adjective that is being linked to the subject in the following sentence is  ...

The dinner that Ed cooked tasted yummy.

What is ...

yummy

200

The verb phrase in the following sentence is ...

Large plantations were established by the Portuguese settlers.

What is...

were established

300

The action verb in the following sentence is ...

The marching band separated in the middle of the field.

What is ...

separated

300

The helping verb in the following sentence is...

My grandfather has traveled to Europe many times.

What is...

has

300

What is the linking verb the following sentence ...

The bark on the tree feels dry and rough.

What is ...

feels

300

The noun that is being linked to the subject in the following sentence is  ...

Bessie Coleman became the first black female pilot in the world.

What is ...

pilot

300

The verb phrase in the following sentence is ...

A hunter may walk several miles before dawn.

What is ...

may walk

400

The action verb in the following sentence is ...

In today's paper, John placed an advertisement about cars.

What is ...

placed

400

What is the verb phrase (helping and main verb) in the following sentence ...

Farmers in that region may have already harvested their wheat.

What is ...

may have, harvested

400

What is the linking verb the following sentence ...

I have grown weary of television.

What is ...

have grown

400

The adjective that is being linked to the subject in the following sentence is  ...

The new captain appears excessively proud.

What is ...

proud

400

The verb phrase in the following sentence is ...

They may have been looking for gold.

What is ...

may have been looking

500

The action verb in the following sentence is...

Look at that beautiful sunrise!

What is ...

Look

500

What is the verb phrase (helping and main verb) in the following sentence ...

Does Simon play the trumpet in the band?

What is ...

Does, play

500

What is the linking verb the following sentence ...

I am the only female grandchild in my family.

What is ...

am

500

The noun that is being linked to the subject in the following sentence is  ...

This might have been a bad idea.

What is ...

idea

500

The verb phrase in the following sentence is ...

What role did the two teenagers play in starting the food fight?

What is ...

did, play

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