Humanities
Find the verb phrases in each sentence then state whether the verb phrase is finite or nonfinite, then label what tense it is and the aspect and voice.

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Find and underline all of the verb phrases in the following sentences. For each verb phrase
a) State if it is finite or nonfinite,
b) if the verb phrase is nonfinite state what type of infinitive it is; if the verb phrase is finite, state
what the tense it is;
c) state the aspect for each verb phrase and
d) state the voice for each verb phrase

note there are 50 verb phrases total, so there are 32 total verb phrases between sentence #8-16

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Name: _______________________ LING 10/11 - 50 points Verbs and More Verbs: T/A/V Find and underline all of the VP in the following sentences. For each VP: a) State if it is finite or nonfinite, b) if the VP is nonfinite state what type of infinitive it is; if the VP is finite, state what the tense it is; c) state the aspect for each VP and d) state the voice for each VP. 1) I like to be eating ice cream while I walk in the park. 2) I don’t know if I can go but I have been asking my mother all morning long. 3) I like dogs and cats but not in the house where they can run around. 4) I played a game known as running in place. 5) The man who wore a dark hat skulked out of town. 6) The turtle liked his log home, which had hot and cold running water. 7) I don’t know if you believe me but I think the man lied to us. 8) I bought the horse that was black to be sold at the flea market. 9) I think my phone could have been tapped but to be sure I must call you again. 10) Yesterday, when it had stopped raining, I had been planning on going outside to play. 11) Tim thought that Katie believed the story that Bob told her to be true. 12) I like to polish my shoes but I could have used my time better. 13) What is the name of the athlete sitting next to the coach? 14) The man for you to consult is coach Williams who is yelling at the man who seems to be dancing. 15) You might want the candy that Bob has been buying with his stolen money. 16) When studying language, it is important to find all of the verb phrases that hide in the sentence. ...
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Running head: VERB PHRASES

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Name: _______________________
LING 10/11 - 50 points
Verbs and More Verbs: T/A/V

VERB PHRASES
Find and underline all of the VP in the following sentences. For each VP:
a) State if it is finite or nonfinite,
b) if the VP is nonfinite state what type of infinitive it is; if the VP is finite, state
what the tense it is;
c) state the aspect for each VP and
d) state the voice for each VP.
1) I like to be eating ice cream while I walk in the park.
Finite verbs- like and walk both in present tense
Infinite verbs- to be, (to infinitive) eating (bare infinitive), while (bare infinitive)
Aspect: continuous
Voice: active
2) I don’t know if I can go but I have been asking my mother all morning long.
Finit...

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