Parts of a sentence -- verbs

A simple sentence is a group of words expressing a complete thought, and it must have a subject and a verb, or predicate). A verb shows action or state of being. Examples: The bell rang. The boy is here.

When finding the subject and the verb in a sentence, always find the verb first and then say who or what followed by the verb. Example: The bell rang. Find the verb - rang. Now say who or what rang? The bell rang. Bell is the subject.

Find the verb in the following sentences.





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Community Learning Center
Cambridge, MA

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